From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
Raine has a family, good grades, best friends, and a boyfriend who loves her. But then anorexia takes over, and her life spirals out of control. Her efforts to hide her condition are finished when she collapses at a school dance. Although she’s whisked away to treatment, Raine isn’t ready to accept who she really is and get the help she desperately needs. For Raine, coming-of-age means coming closer to death.
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||142|
Author: Aya Tsintziras
Aya Tsintziras's interest in anorexia developed after a classmate died due to complications from anorexia. Aya wants young adults to be aware of the consequences of what she was told then was a "mysterious illness."
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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 →