Author: Rex Ogle
Year Published: 2019
FTC Disclosure: I borrowed this from one of our local school libraries
Summary (from the inside flap of the book): Instead of giving him lunch money, Rex’s mom has signed him up for free meals. As a poor kid in a wealthy school district, better-off kids crowd impatiently behind him as he tries to explain to the cashier that he’s on the free meal program. The lunch lady is hard of hearing, so Rex has to shout.