Best Laid Plans

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Robyn’s family has always struggled to make enough money to survive. Robyn’s grandmother leaves them an apple orchard in B.C., Robyn thinks things will be different, but Robyn’s father still can’t pay the bills. He asks Robyn for her own hard-earned money, and encourages her to drop out of school to work in the orchard. Robyn desperately wants to go to university, but to make a better life for herself, she’ll have to leave her family behind.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-55277-446-5
$9.95 $9.95
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2009
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 152
Publication Date 2016-09-01
BISACS YAF058220, YAF058130
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 4.25 x 7
Lexile 830
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Christine Hart

Christine Hart writes young adult fiction and short stories. She is also the author of Watching July, winner of a 2008 Moonbeam Gold Medal. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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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 →