Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2021) Nominees Round Up, July 7 Edition

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The Truth App by Jack Heath
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers / Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: February 25, 2020
ISBN: 978-1534449862

Jarli creates a lie detector app and uploads it for testing. Later, he is in the car with his dad when they get hit by a truck. Jarli believes it to be a terrible accident until the truck backs up and hits them again. From that point on, he knows there is someone out to hurt them. Jarli is followed and hunted at the hospital, at school, and through the woods. He also gains notoriety for the app and the press will not leave him alone. With the help of his friends Anya and Bess, Jarli evades his attacker–  but for how long? And what do they want?

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