Backfire

From the Series Day of Disaster

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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 control—and it’s headed straight for his town. As the fire nears, Elijah must act quickly. Should he evacuate? Can he and his friends escape the flames? And what will they lose along the way?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5124-2775-2
$26.65 $19.99
978-1-5124-3094-3
$7.99 $7.99
978-1-5124-2782-0
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2017-01-01
BISACS YAF062000, YAF058220, YAF001020
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 640
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187342
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed

Reviews

School Library Journal

“While these books are slim, their relatable characters and fast-paced plots will have a strong impact on teen readers.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“[A]bsorbing . . . . Emergency safety advice laced with teen banter makes for a quick read.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Vanessa Acton

Vanessa Acton is a writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She enjoys stalking dead people (also known as historical research), drinking too much tea, and taking long walks during her home state's annual three-week thaw.