From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
When Sasha moves from Russia with her mother, she’s eager to start a new life. At her new school she joins CREW (Confident, Remarkable, Excellent, Welcoming), a girls’ volunteer group. But she quickly learns that the group is a front for a girl gang and their true philosophy is to Con, Rip Off, Exploit, and Weaken the people they claim to help. Their leader is eager to exploit Sasha’s computer skills for a more lucrative level of crime: stealing identities and blackmailing men online.
This story plays out against the backdrop of peer pressure and digital media, showing readers that fitting in with a group isn’t worth sacrificing your safety and integrity.
Distributed in the U.S by Lerner Publishing Group
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||176|
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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 →