The Alternative

Urban, accessible books spotlight diverse characters struggling with mental and emotional health issues and family hardships in an alternative high school environment in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Cover: Outburst
Cover: Controlled
Cover: Barrier
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
The Alternative — eBook Set
The Alternative — Paperback Set
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Barrier 740 4.9
Bridge 800 5.1
Controlled 470 3.6
Outburst 690 4.6
Target 690 4.6
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019