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From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
Ever since Ariel’s mom has been too sick to work they’ve been moving to progressively lower income neighborhoods. Then they seem to hit rock bottom—Vancouver’s downtown east side, Canada’s poorest postal code. Here Ariel gets on the wrong side of a gang of tough girls at school after receiving unwanted attention from their boyfriends. Now she’s stuck with a reputation and a label she doesn’t know how to deal with.
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||144|
Author: Teresa McWhirter
Teresa McWhirter has written three novels as well as numerous short works for adults. A graduate of the University of Victoria's Creative Writing Program, she lives in Vancouver's east side.
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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 →