Buddha Boy

Buddha Boy

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The kids at school call Jinsen Buddha Boy he wears oversize tie-dyed dragon T- shirts, shaves his head, and always seems to be smiling. He s clearly a freak. Then Justin is paired with him for a class project. As he gets to know Jinsen and his incredible artistic talent, Justin questions his own beliefs. But being friends with Buddha Boy isn t simple, especially when Justin realizes that he s going to have to take sides. What matters more: the high school social order or getting to know someone extraordinary?"
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 117 pages
  • 106.68 x 165.1 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142402095
  • 9780142402092
  • 724,873

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A compelling introduction to Buddhism and a credible portrait of how true friendship brings out the best in people. (Publishers Weekly, starred review)
A compelling tale of friendship and of finding oneAEs own inner strength. (VOYA)"
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About Kathe Koja

Kathe Koja is the author of a number of acclaimed novels for adults, as well as a growing list of books for teenagers, among them Buddha Boy, Blue Mirror, and the multiple award-winning straydog. She lives near Detroit, Michigan.
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970 ratings
3.56 out of 5 stars
5 20% (198)
4 34% (332)
3 31% (303)
2 9% (92)
1 5% (45)
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