A Trick of the Light
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
HarperCollins 2013
ISBN:
9780062133106
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 5
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

Telling a story of a rarely recognized segment of eating disorder sufferers—young men—A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger is a book for fans of the complex characters and emotional truths in Laurie Halse Anderson's Wintergirls and Jay Asher's Thirteen Reasons Why.

Mike Welles had everything under control. But that was before. Now things are rough at home, and they're getting confusing at school. He's losing his sense of direction, and he feels like he's a mess. Then there's a voice in his head. A friend, who's trying to help him get control again. More than that—the voice can guide him to become faster and stronger than he was before, to rid his life of everything that's holding him back. To figure out who he is again. If only Mike will listen.

Also in This Series
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
OverDrive Read
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
06/18/2013
Language:
English
ASIN:
B009NFFLDE
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4, 5 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Lois Metzger. (2013). A Trick of the Light. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lois Metzger. 2013. A Trick of the Light. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lois Metzger, A Trick of the Light. HarperCollins, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lois Metzger. A Trick of the Light. HarperCollins, 2013. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection11
Addison Public Library00
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
8a6043ad-e318-c5ce-1511-fa315c2fa91e
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Sep 19, 2018 17:20:12
Date Updated:
Sep 19, 2018 17:20:12
Last Metadata Check:
Aug 14, 2022 04:54:22
Last Metadata Change:
Jul 31, 2022 04:54:33
Last Availability Check:
Aug 14, 2022 04:54:23
Last Availability Change:
Jul 29, 2022 20:08:54
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Aug 17, 2022 04:41:46

OverDrive Product Record

sortTitle
Trick of the Light
crossRefId
1085139
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0293-1/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0293-1/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0293-1/65A/4AA/80/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0293-1/65A/4AA/80/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062133106
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B009NFFLDE
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062133106
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Lois Metzger
id
65a4aa80-97d0-49b8-828b-e155c3eac4d8
title
A Trick of the Light
starRating
3.5
dateAdded
2013-07-08T23:29:01.53-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=112&titleID=1085139
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: eMediaLibrary (IL)
          • id: 1107

OverDrive MetaData

interestLevel
UG
isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: ATrickoftheLight_9780062133106_1085139
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 323498
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062133106
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 21
            • type: Printing
            • value: 21
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 1
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 06/18/2013
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/trick-of-the-65a4aa?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: ATrickoftheLight_1085139
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B009NFFLDE
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 06/18/2013
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/trick-of-the-65a4aa?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: ATrickoftheLight_9780062133106_1085139
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780062133106
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 06/18/2013
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/trick-of-the-65a4aa?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Metzger, Lois
      • bioText:

        Lois Metzger was born in Queens and has always written for young adults. Her novels include the acclaimed A Trick of the Light and Change Places with Me. She has also written two nonfiction books about the Holocaust and has edited five anthologies. Her short stories have appeared in collections all over the world; her writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, and The Huffington Post. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

      • name: Lois Metzger
imprint
Balzer + Bray
publishDate
2013-06-18T00:00:00-04:00
ATOS
4
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
A Trick of the Light
fullDescription

Telling a story of a rarely recognized segment of eating disorder sufferers—young men—A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger is a book for fans of the complex characters and emotional truths in Laurie Halse Anderson's Wintergirls and Jay Asher's Thirteen Reasons Why.

Mike Welles had everything under control. But that was before. Now things are rough at home, and they're getting confusing at school. He's losing his sense of direction, and he feels like he's a mess. Then there's a voice in his head. A friend, who's trying to help him get control again. More than that—the voice can guide him to become faster and stronger than he was before, to rid his life of everything that's holding him back. To figure out who he is again. If only Mike will listen.

gradeLevels
      • value: Grade 2
      • value: Grade 3
popularity
163
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BhgAAAA2-/products/65a4aa80-97d0-49b8-828b-e155c3eac4d8/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
65a4aa80-97d0-49b8-828b-e155c3eac4d8
starRating
3.7
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0293-1/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0293-1/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0293-1/65A/4AA/80/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0293-1/65A/4AA/80/{65A4AA80-97D0-49B8-828B-E155C3EAC4D8}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Young Adult Fiction
      • value: Young Adult Literature
publishDateText
06/18/2013
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription

Telling a story of a rarely recognized segment of eating disorder sufferers—young men—A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger is a book for fans of the complex characters and emotional truths in Laurie Halse Anderson's Wintergirls and Jay Asher's Thirteen Reasons Why.

Mike Welles had everything under control. But that was before. Now things are rough at home, and they're getting confusing at school. He's losing his sense of direction, and he feels like he's a mess. Then there's a voice in his head. A friend, who's trying to help him get control again. More than that—the voice can guide him to become faster and stronger than he was before, to rid his life of everything that's holding him back. To figure out who he is again. If only Mike will listen.

sortTitle
Trick of the Light
crossRefId
1085139
awards
      • source: Young Adult Library Services Association
      • value: Best Fiction for Young Adults
publisher
HarperCollins