Trap Jam

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Olivia spends her nights drumming in a band, hanging out in clubs and drinking, and her days hungover at school. When her bandmate Lucas catches Olivia talking to her friend Raymond in the women’s washroom, he beats up Raymond in a jealous rage. When Lucas tells Olivia that Raymond’s criminal brother is looking for them for payback, they go on the run together. Lucas keeps Olivia drunk and off-balance, telling her he loves her and pressuring her to have sex with him. When Olivia finally discovers that the story about Raymond’s brother is a lie, she realizes she has to get out of Lucas’s obsessive trap.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4594-1103-6
$27.99 $20.99
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 192
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS YAF058160, YAF047030, YAF058080
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 510
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Publishers Weekly

“Barwin maintains a fast-paced story, blending multiple hot-button issues including controlling relationships and substance abuse.”—Publishers Weekly

Author: Steven Barwin

Steven Barwin is a middle school teacher and the author of seven books in the Lorimer Sports Stories series, including Spiked, named one of Resource Links Year's Best. He lives in Toronto.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Lorimer SideStreets

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 characters face serious issues today’s teens can relate to, such as… View available downloads →