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Skin Deep

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Skin Deep is a sincere and heart-felt look at a teenager’s struggle to come to terms with her mother’s mortality while struggling with her own ideas of beauty.

When her mother suddenly announces that she has breast cancer, Cori’s world seems to end. Things that once seemed so important to her no longer matter—it’s hard to care if your hair is flat-ironed when your mother’s is falling out due to chemo. For Corinne, this summer she is learning who she really is underneath, and who her real friends are.

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Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2010
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Publication Date 2016-09-01
BISACS YAF058050, YAF058090, YAF023010
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 4.25 x 7
Lexile 670
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Gerri London

Gerri London was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, and today Gerri gives support to women facing the same journey she had, by counselling them through their fear and anxiety. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Author: Sandra Diersch

Sandra Diersch has taught writing courses to British Columbia students and aspiring adult writers. She has written eight books to date. She lives in Maple Ridge, B.C., with her husband and young daughter. www.sandradiersch.com

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 →