Kristin Butcher (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692767

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Laurel discovers her passion for investigative journalism when she writes an article for her school paper about the homeless man who's been living at the school. Eager to write more articles with impact, she launches an investigation of a cheating scam at her high school. Laurel's efforts elicit hostility from her classmates. Nobody is interested in seeing her article go to print, not even her own brother. It is evident that the cheating is widespread, and Laurel, caught up in the thrill of the investigation, is willing to commit social suicide to get the story, but her ultimate discovery changes everything.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Chapter Books Characters & Series High Interest Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Language Arts
English (US)
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