Books of the Year 2015: Teen

Lottery Boy by Michael Byrne

Bully has no one except his dog Jack, and every day they fight to survive. It seems there's no hope and no way out for him, until one day he finds a winning lottery ticket. Everything will change, if only he can claim the prize. But he only has a few days left and soon everyone wants the ticket. Who can he trust? Don't miss this; it's very good indeed. Read Margaret's review.