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Extreme Edge

By Heather Kellerhals-Stewart

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Series: Lorimer SideStreets

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Jay is determined to make his name by climbing a tough rock face known as "The Wall" -- solo. No partner, no ropes, no equipment. Little does Jay suspect that it's his own life that will one day hang in the balance.
In this exciting rock-climbing adventure, Kellerhals-Stewart looks at the desire to break barriers and the questionable role of the media in the dangerous pursuits of extreme sports.

[Fry Reading Level - 3.4


Winner - Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre - 2008

"Extreme Edge, with short chapters and easy vocabulary, is an excellent choice for reluctant readers. The rock climbing is described in a clear and exciting manner which takes readers right up 'the Wall' alongside Jay and gets the adrenalin flowing. The novel would make an excellent addition to the young adult fiction section of any library."

- CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"...a thrilling experience from the first page to the last....Kellerhals-Stewart maintains a wonderful balance between character development and plot, achieving a brisk pace that does not sacrifice depth. ... With easy vocabulary and high energy, this book is a perfect addition to any reluctant reader's book list."

- Rob Bittner

HEATHER KELLERHALS-STEWART is the author of several acclaimed books for youth, including Brave Highland Heart, My Brother's Train, and Skookum Sam, Spar Tree Man. A former social worker, she now lives, writes, and runs an organic farm on Quadra Island, British Columbia.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 168 pages
Publication Date: 15th May 2007
ISBN: 9781550289664
Format: 7in x 4.25in

Binding: Hardback, 168 pages
Publication Date: 1st July 2007
ISBN: 9781550289671
Format: 7in x 4.25in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 4th January 2011
ISBN: 9781552776056
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  JUV001000, JUV032100, JUV039050
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 14 To 18


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SideStreets Series

Edgy & realistic teen fiction

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Series features

  • Page-turning novels that engage reluctant readers
  • Presenting real-world issues in real ways
  • Award-winning, knowledgeable authors
  • Diverse characters and settings

"Sensitive and effective, these small, short books are explicitly aimed at reluctant readers." —Kirkus Reviews

"The quality of writing is excellent, and this book should be in every junior and senior- high school library...highly recommended."
—Canadian Book Review Annual

Sidestreets are edgy, fast-paced novels, that combine real-world themes and believable characters to make for short heart-stopping books - sure to engage the most reluctant reader.