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Rex Ogle

Rex Ogle was born and raised mostly in Texas. He received the 2020 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award for his memoir Free Lunch. A former children’s book editor in New York City, Rex and his partner now enjoy much nicer weather in Los Angeles.

Rex Ogle

Rex Ogle was born and raised mostly in Texas. He received the 2020 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award for his memoir Free Lunch. A former children’s book editor in New York City, Rex and his partner now enjoy much nicer weather in Los Angeles.

Awards

Winner — ALA YALSA Award, 2020

Books by Rex Ogle

  • 9781324003601 72

    Free Lunch

    Rex Ogle

    Hardback, 2019

    Rex Ogle’s story of startingYear 7 on the free lunch programme is timely, heart-breaking and true.
  • 9781324016236 72

    Punching Bag

    Rex Ogle

    Hardback, 2021

    The companion to Rex Ogle’s award-winning Free Lunch is a searing account of adolescence in a household torn by domestic violence.
  • 9781324016946 72

    Free Lunch

    Rex Ogle

    Paperback, 2021

    Rex Ogle’s story of starting Year 7 on the free lunch programme is timely, heart-breaking and true.
  • 9781324003618 72

    Free Lunch

    Rex Ogle

    E Book, 2019

    Rex Ogle’s story of startingYear 7 on the free lunch programme is timely, heart-breaking and true.
  • 9781324016243 72

    Punching Bag

    Rex Ogle

    E Book, 2021

    The companion to Rex Ogle’s award-winning Free Lunch is a searing account of adolescence in a household torn by domestic violence.