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  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Lorimer (March 14 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1459400240
  • ISBN-13: 978-1459400245
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.5 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 181 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,850,326 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"a perfect choice for the young reader in your life, especially if he or she is a reluctant reader" (Joe Pelletier

"Carrie and Aaron are believable, sympathetic characters dealing with realistic situations that many teens can relate to. Their interactions with friends and family ring true, and the balance between school and sports is well done. Nicholson writes with a deft touch that will appeal to many readers" (Sister's Library)

"this short novel has plenty to say and says it in an involving way. The writing is accessible to high-school students reading below grade level." (Booklist)

"Rookie is an excellent book that I think all young adults should read when it comes to the topic of hazing...because she handles this topic so well, Lorna Schultz Nicholson deserves major accolades for this book." (Hockey Blog in Canada 2012-09-28)

"The series promises to be a hit with both boys and girls, sports-minded or not, and will fill a need for sports fiction at the middle and senior years" Highly Recommended. (Sherry Faller CM: Canadian Review of Materials 2012-09-14)

"hi/lo books [that tackle difficult teen problems in an easy-to-read style" (Kira Moody School Library Journal 2013-02-01)

About the Author

LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON has written picture books, middle grade and YA fiction, and non-fiction. She has also written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known in Western Canada for her print journalism, including sports writing. Lorna regularly visits schools to share her passion for literacy with students. She lives in Edmonton with her husband and their two dogs.

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