Fall 2018

Epic Fail

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Epic Fail tells the story of Kenzie, a 16-year-old half Native American girl, and her two best friends, who have grown up in a multiracial, mixed-income suburb. Two years after a party where Kenzie was raped, she is still dealing with the trauma. When photos of the incident appear on social media there are serious consequences for everyone involved.

This book tells a tough but realistic story about teen relationships and sexual assault and how social media plays a role in magnifying its impact.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-45941-266-8
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-45941-237-8
$8.99 $8.99
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 176
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS YAF058020, YAF012000, YAF058040
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 550
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Cristy Watson

Cristy Watson is the award-winning author of novels including Benched, Living Rough, On Cue and Cutter Boy. She lives near the beach in British Columbia.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

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 →