From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
In the middle of the night, five teens break into a small-town high school to protest the decision to close the school and move them to a big city school. Led by Bilan, whose experience with the Arab Spring fired a passion to peacefully fight against injustice, the Gang of Five occupy their old school. The local police chief and the town quietly cheer them on. When the school board calls in a security firm to break up their occupation using any means necessary, including force, the Five have to decide how far they will go to show their outrage at having no control over decisions that affect their lives.
Distributed in the U.S by Lerner Publishing Group.
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||176|
Author: Robert Rayner
Robert Rayner lives in New Brunswick. His books have been nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Award and the Hackmatack Award and have also been named Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections.
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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 →