From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
If there’s one person Jacob is never going to be like, it’s his alcoholic father. But Jacob is brought face-to-face with his own addictions when his father ends up in the hospital. Certain that he can easily overcome his drug and alcohol abuse, Jacob discovers just how powerful dependency can be. A terrible tragedy takes Jacob to the breaking point where he will have to decide, once and for all, whether or not he is going to go through life wasted.
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||144|
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 →