Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 11
- Grade: 3 to 6
- Reading age: 8 to 11
What do you do when you're caught between parents who're always fighting? Or if you have a dark secret you're afraid to tell anyone? Or if your family has to move to away and your life's turned upside down?
Catherine Finds Her Balance and Other Stories shows young people who are faced with challenging dilemmas and who respond with spirit and ingenuity. These stories offer delightful evidence of youthful creativity and resourcefulness in the face of hard questions.
Based on the ground breaking Kids of Degrassi Street television program, this book offers a sensitive and engaging look at the challenges of childhood.
About the authors
KIT HOOD has worked extensively in television, specializing in films for and about children and young adults. He was instrumental in creating and co-producing the acclaimed series The Kids of Degrassi, Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High.
LINDA SCHUYLER, a former grade 8 schoolteacher, produced and co-created the multi-award winning Degrassi series including The Kids of Degrassi Street, Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High.
EVE JENNINGS is a writer of children\s books.'