Heavy Freight

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459814769

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Fifteen-year-old Maxwell Stone has been surviving and thriving in the tough part of West Vancouver by being smart and fast. But when a drug deal goes wrong, Max suddenly finds himself on the run from both the bad guys and the cops. Desperate to escape, Max impulsively decides to hop on a moving freight train. His first attempt to climb aboard fails, but at the last second a hand reaches down and pulls him in. Joseph has been riding the rails for years, and his tales inspire Max to take a journey to the last place he ever expected to go.

Reading Level
Lexile
HL700L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
4.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Character Education
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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