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From the Series Lorimer SideStreets
Teen homelessness is not always connected to poverty and crime. Sometimes there’s more to the story. Tyler comes from a privileged family. When he’s blamed for bringing prescription narcotics to a party, his abusive dad kicks him out of his home. This novel brings to light the serious nature of verbal and emotional abuse and how difficult it is to be understood and access support in such circumstances.
|Interest Level||Grade 8 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Category||SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||192|
School Library Journal
“The story is unusual for its sensitive treatment of a victim whose abuse is entirely emotional and psychological, making his situation largely invisible to classmates and teachers . . . An engaging, relevant, and realistic story, recommended for middle and high school collections”—School Library Journal
“A thought-provoking problem novel about a teen’s journey to find a safe place to call home.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Steven Barwin
Steven Barwin is a middle school teacher and the author of seven books in the Lorimer Sports Stories series, including Spiked, named one of Resource Links Year's Best. He lives in Toronto.
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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 →