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BISAC Subject YAF058130

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty

All Out of Pretty

Andrea knows what it's like to be pretty. Thanks to her gorgeous, drug-addicted mother, she also knows where pretty can lead... At 16, Andrea is yanked from the safety of her Gram's home and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Best Laid Plans

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Robyn's family has always struggled to make enough money to survive. Robyn's grandmother leaves them an apple orchard in B.C., Robyn thinks things will be different, but Robyn's father still… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hell's Hotel

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Tara's life in Halifax is about as good as it gets—she gets top marks in her class, her parents are cool, she has a good part-time job, her boyfriend Ron edits an alternative paper. Her life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Last Chance

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

The odds are stacked against Melanie and Trent, who are trying to stay in high school while holding down part-time jobs to survive. They can't live at home, and they can't rely on the social… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Lorimer SideStreets Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Set

Edgy high/low fiction for teen reluctant readers. Each SideStreets novel deals with real-world issues and features contemporary teen characters, many from diverse backgrounds. Male and female… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Lorimer SideStreets — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Set

Edgy high/low fiction for teen reluctant readers. Each SideStreets novel deals with real-world issues and features contemporary teen characters, many from diverse backgrounds. Male and female… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $447.84
  • Your Price: $335.88
  • 16 titles

Lorimer SideStreets — Paperback Set

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Set

Edgy high/low fiction for teen reluctant readers. Each SideStreets novel deals with real-world issues and features contemporary teen characters, many from diverse backgrounds. Male and female… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $71.92
  • Your Price: $68.32
  • 8 titles

Over the Tracks

From the Series Suspended

For most of Lucy's life, it's just been her and her mom, and Lucy's been okay with that. But when a serious illness strikes Lucy's mother, Lucy has to grow up faster than she expected. As the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Push Back

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Sixteen-year-old Zaine Wyatt's mother walked out of his life when he was twelve, and he was kicked out of his aunt's house. After living on the streets and getting badly beaten up, he is back… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Runner

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Kyle never expected to see Calgary's hard side—its seedy neighborhoods marked with trash-filled lots, abandoned buildings, abandoned lives. But when his 14-year-old sister Meghan runs away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Saving Grad

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Vienna, a mixed-race teen and her mother experience racism and domestic violence while living with her stepfather. They try to escape the situation by moving to a big city where they begin to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

Skank

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Ever since Ariel's mom has been too sick to work they've been moving to progressively lower income neighborhoods. Then they seem to hit rock bottom—Vancouver's downtown east side, Canada's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Suspended Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Suspended

Set

This series looks at how and why teenagers get into trouble. Dramatic, diverse, and empathetic, Suspended titles are geared toward reluctant readers. Each book follows a character at a… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $266.60
  • Your Price: $199.95
  • 5 titles

Suspended — eBook Set

From the Series Suspended

Set

This series looks at how and why teenagers get into trouble. Dramatic, diverse, and empathetic, Suspended titles are geared toward reluctant readers. Each book follows a character at a… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $213.25
  • Your Price: $159.94
  • 5 titles

Suspended — Library Bound Set

From the Series Suspended

Set

This series looks at how and why teenagers get into trouble. Dramatic, diverse, and empathetic, Suspended titles are geared toward reluctant readers. Each book follows a character at a… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $139.95
  • Your Price: $104.96
  • 5 titles

Suspended — Paperback Set

From the Series Suspended

Set

This series looks at how and why teenagers get into trouble. Dramatic, diverse, and empathetic, Suspended titles are geared toward reluctant readers. Each book follows a character at a… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.95
  • Your Price: $39.95
  • 5 titles