From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
Todd Lerner’s never been much of a student, but he’s got plenty of street smarts and he’s a mean poker player. Todd’s always had a thing for Claire, the most beautiful girl in grade eleven—but Claire likes nice things. If Todd wants to date her, he’ll need cash and plenty of it. Soon, a weekly poker game turns into a costly and dangerous obsession, and Todd’s luck begins to change. Inspired by true events, All In journeys into the high-stakes worlds of gambling, addiction, and fraud.
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||168|
Author: Monique Polak
Monique Polak is the author of more than 20 novels for children and young adults. A two-time winner of the Quebec Writers' Federation Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature, Monique also teaches English and Humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal and is a regular contributor to the Montreal Gazette.
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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 →