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A Toda Velocidad
Contributor(s): Walters, Eric (Author)

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ISBN: 1554690552     ISBN-13: 9781554690558
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
OUR PRICE: $8.46  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Language: Spanish
Published: November 2008
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Annotation: Jake has finally got his driver's license, and tonight he has his brother's car as well. He and his friend Mickey take the car out and cruise the strip. When they challenge another driver to a street race, a disastrous chain reaction causes an accident. Jake and Mickey leave the scene, trying to convince themselves they were not involved. Jake finds he cannot pretend it didn't happen and struggles with the right thing to do. Should he pretend he was not involved? Or should he go to the police?

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Law & Crime
- Young Adult Fiction | Travel & Transportation - General
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Death, Grief, Bereavement
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2008936896
Age Level: 14-17
Grade Level: 9-12
Lexile Measure: 530
Series: Orca Soundings (Spanish)
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 4.2" W x 6.9" (0.20 lbs) 112 pages
Features: Ikids, Price on Product, Recycled Paper
 
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Publisher Description:
Jake consigui por fin su licencia de manejo y esta noche adem s puede usar el auto de su hermano. Junto con su amigo Mickey, Jake sale a pasear en el auto. Cuando desaf an a otro conductor a una carrera callejera, una desastrosa reacci n en cadena provoca un accidente. Jake y Mickey abandonan el lugar y tratan de convencerse de que son inocentes. Pero Jake no puede simplemente hacer como si nada hubiera pasado y se siente muy confundido. Tendr a que tratar de olvidar lo que pas o deber a ir a la polic a?

Jake has finally got his driver's license, and tonight he has his brother's car as well. He and his friend Mickey take the car out and cruise the strip. When they challenge another driver to a street race, a disastrous chain reaction causes an accident. Jake and Mickey leave the scene, trying to convince themselves they were not involved. Jake finds he cannot pretend it didn't happen and struggles with the right thing to do. Should he pretend he was not involved? Or should he go to the police?


Contributor Bio(s): Walters, Eric: - Eric Walters began writing as a way to get his fifth-grade students interested in reading and writing. A Member of the Order of Canada, he has now published more than 100 novels and picture books. He is a tireless presenter, speaking to over 100,000 students per year in schools across the country. He lives in Guelph, Ontario.
 
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