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Ask the Passengers - a book by King, A. S.

Ask the Passengers

Ask the Passengers( )
Author: King, A. S.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.00
Book Description:

In this truly original portrayal of a girl struggling to break free of society's definitions, Printz Honor author A.S. King asks readers to question everything--and offers hope to those who will never stop seeking real love. Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. Instead, Astrid spends hours lying on the backyard picnic table watching...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.151 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:0.629 Pounds
Author Biography
King, A. S. (Author)
A. S. (Amy Sarig) King is an award-winning author of both YA and adult fiction. She was born on March 10, 1970, in Reading, PA., and obtained a degree in traditional photography from the Art Institute of Philadelphia.

King wrote her first novel in 1994, but it took her 15 years and more than seven novels to finally get published. Since then, her books have garnered many accolades. Ask the Passengers won the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Young Adult Literature. Please Ignore Vera Dietz was a 2011 Michael L. Printz Honor Book, an Edgar Award Nominee, a Junior Library Guild selection and a YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults pick. Her first YA novel, The Dust of 100 Dogs, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a Cybil Award finalist.

Her other titles include: I Crawl Through it, Glory O'Brien's History of the Future, Reality Boy, and Everybody Sees the Ants. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous collections and anthologies, including: Monica Never Shuts up, One Death, Nine stories, Losing It, Break These Rules, and Dear Bully.


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