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An admirable vehicle for introducing readers to the subject of homelessness.

The Night Bus Hero

Written by Onjali Q. Raúf
Published by Delacorte Press

Getting in trouble is what Hector does best. He knows that not much is expected of him. In fact, he gets some of his most brilliant prank ideas while sitting in detention. But how far is too far? When Hector plays a prank on a homeless man and is seen and shamed by a schoolmate, he reaches a turning point. He wants to be viewed differently and decides to do something that will change his fate for the better. But will anyone take him seriously?

Primary ISBN: 9780593382028
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Middle Grade, Age 10 or older

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Setting: England

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Unknown

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