Riot School

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

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

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.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4594-1170-8
$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 176
Publication Date 2017-01-01
BISACS YAF014000, YAF054000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 700
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Teaching Guides, and eSource

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.

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 →