The Ledge

Lesley Choyce (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459824621

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Nick was used to being good at everything. Hockey, football, track, they all came easy to him. Surfing was his latest passion. That is, until the accident. Now partially paralyzed, Nick is angry, depressed and getting far too fond of his prescription meds. But his frequent visits to his physiotherapist, a Syrian refugee, and a budding friendship with a partial amputee who has also experienced firsthand the horrors of war help him start to piece his life back together. A story about overcoming the odds and changing your life for the better.

Reading Level
Lexile
HL620L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.1
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Character Education Cultural/Diversity High Interest
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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