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BISAC Subject YAF058220

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

Aftershock

From the Series Day of Disaster

Ray, Sasha, Liam, and Harper have been friends since they were young. They've gotten through the worst together, but it seems like a recent argument might be just enough to break the ties of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

At Risk

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Tia is spending the summer working at a special ranch designed to "scare straight" at-risk youth. She tries to bond with Sage, a street kid who has been given one last chance to get her life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Backfire

From the Series Day of Disaster

After losing his job and getting grounded, Elijah is sure this will be the worst summer ever. Little does he know, it's about to get worse. News breaks that a wildfire is burning out of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • 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]

Black Blizzard

From the Series Day of Disaster

Just when Tyler thought his day couldn't get any worse, his speech team's bus gets stuck in the middle of the desert. After an embarrassing screw-up that caused the team to lose, all Tyler… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Breakthrough

From the Series The Red Zone

Efram is new to Troy, Ohio, a town where football is everything. And as soon as he sets foot in Troy Central High, the school's head coach takes notice of Efram's perfect football build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Collateral Damage

From the Series Support and Defend

Having a parent return from military duty is a dream come true. But sometimes, coming home comes with problems. Tyshawn can't wait to show off his three-pointers. His dad, a former… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Day of Disaster — eBook Set

From the Series Day of Disaster

Set

Do you have what it takes to survive? In these fast-paced and highly engaging stories about natural disasters, teens face life-or-death situations in which they need luck and quick thinking… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles

Day of Disaster — Library Bound Set

From the Series Day of Disaster

Set

Do you have what it takes to survive? In these fast-paced and highly engaging stories about natural disasters, teens face life-or-death situations in which they need luck and quick thinking… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Day of Disaster — Paperback Set

From the Series Day of Disaster

Set

Do you have what it takes to survive? In these fast-paced and highly engaging stories about natural disasters, teens face life-or-death situations in which they need luck and quick thinking… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $47.94
  • Your Price: $45.54
  • 6 titles

Deep Freeze

From the Series Day of Disaster

When the heat goes out in Zach's family cabin during a massive blizzard, isolation sets in. Suddenly, what had been quiet woods seem deadly. Zach and his dog are forced out of their cabin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dream Racer

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Zoë's caught the racing bug. Not only is she following in the tire tracks of her older brother as a rally racer, she thinks she might even have the stuff to become a racecar engineer one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Extreme Edge

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Jay is determined to make his name by climbing a tough rock face known as "The Wall"—solo. No partner, no ropes, no equipment. Little does Jay suspect that it's his own life that will one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fight Back

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Tyler Josten has never caught a break. Abandoned by his mother, physically and emotionally abused by his father, he grows up with a wild temper, fighting anyone he sees as a bully—including… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Final Takedown

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

For as long as they've been friends, Elias has been relying on his buddy Jordan. It's Jordan's mom who takes him in when his own mother is on an alcoholic binge; it's Jordan who acts as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

High/Low Fiction Audiobook Collection — Audiobook Set

Set

Titles in this collection include fast-paced series fiction for emerging, striving, and reluctant readers in grades 6–12. From supernatural mysteries to contemporary dramas, these YA novels… Read More →

  • Audiobook
  • List Price: $1,739.42
  • Your Price: $1,304.57
  • 58 titles

Homo

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

I don’t see why I have to become this new person just because I like guys. Most of who I am has nothing to do with who I hump. Will's never been obvious about being gay. Not like Daniel, who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • 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]
Fall 2019

Locked Up

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When he was fifteen, Kevin took a car for a joyride and got in an accident that seriously injured a pedestrian. Now known as "Strider" in juvie, he has spent more than two years incarcerated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Lorimer SideStreets Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

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: $335.88
  • Your Price: $251.91
  • 12 titles
Fall 2018

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: $35.96
  • Your Price: $34.16
  • 4 titles

Lost in the River of Grass

"I don't realize I'm crying until he glances at me. For a moment, I see the look of anguish in his eyes, then he blinks it away and slips off into the water. I immediately think of the gator… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Naked '76

London, 1976: A summer of creation, destruction, and blistering heat. Lili Garcia stands at the edge of London's growing punk scene, playing bass with one of city's wildest bands. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: [Fic]