Up North

Jeff Ross (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459814578

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Rob Maclean and his mom have moved to a small community in northern Ontario in order to be closer to Rob's imprisoned brother, Adam. One night after a rowdy party, Rob and some friends end up in a van speeding through a First Nations reserve. The driver of the van has a deep hatred for Indigenous people, and he lobs rotten fruit at a group of young men gathered in front of a community center. The young men chase them down, and Rob's friend Alan is injured and ends up in a coma. Now the police are pressuring Rob to identify their prime suspect. This is the second story featuring Rob and Adam Maclean after Coming Clean.

Reading Level
Lexile
HL560L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.7
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Character Education Characters & Series Cultural/Diversity Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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