From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
For as long as they’ve been friends, Elias has been relying on his buddy Jordan. It’s Jordan’s mom who takes him in when his own mother is on an alcoholic binge; it’s Jordan who acts as the brother and role model that Elias doesn’t have. But now they’ve gone too far, and a schoolyard fight has landed them both in jail. The judge gives them a warning: Shape up, or face time in juvie. The clock is already ticking when Jordan gets his girlfriend pregnant and then comes up with a big time takedown that’ll set them both up for life. For Elias, it’s not worth the risk. But can he free himself of Jordan’s influence in time?
|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||128|
Author: Brent R. Sherrard
Brent R. Sherrard is the author of the Lorimer SideStreets novels Final Takedown and Wasted, both of which received commendations from the Canadian Childrens Book Centre. He and his wife live in Miramachi, New Brunswick.
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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 →