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Spanish Ages 12+
Pages: 144
Themes: Democracy, choice, accountability
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/05/2011
Fry Reading Level: 2.9
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Luego de ver un documental sobre los problemas de salud que provoca la comida rápida, Ian organiza un boicot para que la gente no coma en Frankie's, una cadena de restaurantes con un pésimo menú. Los abogados de la empresa tratan entonces de detenerlo. ¿Podrá Ian luchar por sus convicciones? ¿Será posible ganarle a una corporación gigantesca?

When Ian and his classmates watch a documentary about the health concerns of eating fast food, Ian decides to start a boycott and stop everyone he can from eating at Frankie's, a huge fast-food chain with a questionable menu. The boycott takes off and Frankie's gets concerned. The company's lawyers threaten Ian and his friends and try to force them to stop the boycott. Ian must convince others that the boycott is a good idea. Can Ian stand up for what he believes in? Can you take on a corporate behemoth and win?

Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group - September 20, 2011
"An engaging story for middle school readers...Walters has written a book that would be an excellent starting point for discussion about political activism."
Tri-State YA Book Review Committee - September 1, 2011
"All teenagers will relate to this story...The plot moves quickly and characters are, at times, humorous, and other times, serious...With social networking issues at the forefront of society today, readers will find the topic to be relevant."


TriState YA Review Group Book of Note  | 2012 | Commended

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