Themes: Hi-Lo, High school, neighborhoods, family, loyalty, friendship, urban teen fiction, immaturity, rule breaker, teen rebellion, temptations. Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies, and self-esteem to name a few. More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful learning and coping tool when a struggling reader connects with credible characters and a compelling storyline. The highly readable style and mature topics will appeal to young adult readers of both sexes and encourage them to finish each novel. Harriet Tubman HS Series-- Chelsea Spain bridled under her father's harsh rules. But she was growing up too fast. Someone had to rein her in until she had enough sense to handle herself better. Whenever there was the temptation to take a risk, she went for it. Egged on by her immature friends, was it too late to learn that some risks are just not worth taking?
- Paperback | 183 pages
- 104 x 176 x 12mm | 181.44g
- 01 Jan 2011
- Saddleback Educational Publishing
- Irvine, United States