We Are the Ants good YA read


We Are the Ants

By Shaun David Hutchinson

Henry has been repeatedly abducted by aliens. This has gotten around his high school – thanks to his older brother Charlie. The sluggers (what Henry calls the aliens) give him a chance to save the world or not.

He is leaning toward not because his boyfriend committed suicide less than a year ago; he is constantly bullied (“Space Boy”), and the worst offender is the popular boy who he has been hooking up with.

So the question is, within the time frame the aliens have given him, will Henry save the world?

Well written and fast read. For older YA because of suicide, drinking and drugs, and sexual situations.

#encouragereading, #kidsread, #kidlit, #raisingreaders


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