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Trent Reedy


Trent Reedy

Trent Reedy became fascinated with Afghanistan when he served there with the U.S. Army. Upon his return to the United States, he enrolled in the Writing for Children MFA program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, where he wrote the first drafts of Words in the Dust. Born and raised in Iowa, where he taught high school English, Trent and his wife now live in Washington state.

Trent Reedy

Books by Trent Reedy

by Trent Reedy - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Futuristic, Science Fiction, Technology, Youth Fiction

After Rogan levels up yet again on his favorite video game, the famous creator of the game invites him to join the five best players in the country for a tournament. The gamers are flown to the tech mogul's headquarters, where they stay in luxury dorms and test out cutting edge virtual-reality gaming equipment, doing digital battle as fighting robots. But as the contest continues, the remaining contestants face the growing suspicion that the game may not be what it seems. Rogan and his gamer rivals must come together, summoning the collective power of their Gamer Army to discover the truth and make things right.

by Trent Reedy - Youth Fiction

Mike was seven when his father was killed in mysterious circumstances in Afghanistan. Eight years later, the family still hasn't recovered: Mike's mom is overworked and overprotective; his younger sister Mary feels no connection to the father she barely remembers; and in his quest to be "the man of the family," Mike knows he's missing out on everyday high school life.

by Trent Reedy

From the author of WORDS IN THE DUST: an action-packed YA novel set in a frighteningly plausible near future.

by Trent Reedy - Fiction, Young Adult 9+

A quiet, severely disfigured Afghan girl experiences a promising vision of her nation's future when American troops occupy her desert village and arrange surgery for her cleft lip. Based on an enlightening true story, WORDS IN THE DUST tells of a shy 13-year-old and how much her life changes because of the simple kindness of a few concerned American soldiers.