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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (834 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Barry Lyga Narrator: Jonathan Todd Rose Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Barry Lyga has received high praise from publications like Booklist, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly.

A frank novel combining realistic teenage dialogue and biting comedy, Hero-Type addresses many questions on the minds of contemporary teens. After rescuing a classmate, otherwise unremarkable Kevin Ross is hailed as a hero. But then he commits a shocking act that destroys his new popularity and threatens to reveal a dark secret. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ashley | 2/19/2014

    " I enjoyed this book--with reservations. It got extremely message-oriented and didactic and also crammed in A LOT of side issues and plots. Also, not sure if this book is as relevant as it was even before it got published... I did enjoy the fast pace, high-stakes that Lyga excels at. Not his best work, but if you are already a fan, you'll probably like it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Megan | 2/17/2014

    " Lyga is a very talented writer of teen books. Loved the teen character and the whole story in this book. Very realistic and believable outcome. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Theodore | 2/17/2014

    " My least favorite of Barry Lyga's books, it still manages to end strong. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by WCPL Teens | 2/11/2014

    " When Kevin rescues a classmate from a serial killer, he's suddenly thrust into the small-town spotlight and hailed as a hero. But he doesn't feel like one, especially because he has a secret about why he was on the spot to save Leah in the first place. When the mayor buys him a car and slaps on some patriotic magnets, Kevin's father, who fought in Kuwait, makes him take them off. Caught by the school newspaper, Kevin is forced to defend his action, and gets embroiled in a debate about patriotism and free speech. "

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