Freaky Green Eyes (Paperback)

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Description


"Later, I would think of it as crossing over. From a known territory into an unknown. From a place where people know you to a place where people only think they know you."

Sometimes Franky Pierson has a hard time dealing with life. Like when her parents separate and her mother vanishes, Franky wants to believe that her mom has simply pulled a disappearing act. Yet deep within herself, a secret part of her she calls Freaky Green Eyes knows that something is terribly wrong. And only Freaky can open Franky's eyes to the truth.

About the Author


Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Book Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and the National Humanities Medal, our government's highest civilian honor for the arts. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978. In 2003 she received the Commonwealth Award for Distinguished Service in Literature, and in 2006 she received the Chicago Tribune Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the 2010 recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Joyce Carol Oates lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Praise for Freaky Green Eyes…


“Oates builds the mounting tension masterfully, crafting a fast-paced narrative that will haunt readers long after the final page.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Moves along at the breathless pace”
-BookPage

“A suspenseful story…grippingly realistic”
-KLIATT

“A fast-paced, first-person thriller”
-ALA Booklist

“Among this year’s most compelling fiction”
-Boston Herald

“Observant family history and a developing mystery.”
-Chicago Tribune

Product Details ISBN-10: 0064473481
ISBN-13: 9780064473484
Published: HarperTeen
Pages: 368
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12
Maximum Age: 18
Minimum Grade Level: 7th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: College Freshman