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From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
To an outsider, it might seem like an uneventful summer, but to Jackie it’s a whole new world. Her father has a new girlfriend—a young tattoo-artist named Nicole. Her mother seems more interested in Theresa, the sick girl living across the street, than she is in her own daughter. The only thing keeping Jackie from disappearing altogether is the small butterfly tattoo she lets Nicole give her. But when Jackie’s Mom forces her to spend time with Theresa, Jackie learns to value the vibrancy in her own life, by adding a bit of color to someone else’s.
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||168|
Author: Lori Weber
Lori Weber has published poetry, short stories, and essays in several Canadian literary journals and collections. She has also written several YA novels. She lives in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. www.lori-weber.com
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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 →