Slick

Slick

Sara Cassidy (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1554693535

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Liza, determined to prove that her mother's boyfriend is no good, starts researching the oil company he works for. Liza discovers a lawsuit against the company for compensation that is long overdue to Guatemalan farmers. She starts a group at school called GRRR! (Girls for Renewable Resources, Really!) and launches an attack on Argenta Oil. As her activism activities increase, her objections to her mother's boyfriend become political. She is learning to separate the personal from the political, but when her mother discovers her plans for a demonstration outside the Argenta Oil head office, the two collide in ways Liza least suspected.

Reading Level
Lexile
HL620L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
3.9
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Character Education Family High Interest Other Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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