Disconnect

Lois Peterson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459801455

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Description

Since moving hundreds of miles to a new school, Daria has become increasingly dependent on her cell phone. Texts, Facebook and phone calls are her only connection to her friends in Calgary, and Daria needs to know everything that is going on at home to feel connected to her old life. Her cell phone habit looks a lot like addiction to her mother and to her new friend Cleo. Daria dismisses the idea of technology addiction as foolish until her habit puts a life in danger.

Reading Level
Lexile
301L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
J
ATOS
2.3
DRA
18
Categories
Genre
Character Education Friendship Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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