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On the Game

by Monique Polak

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There's nothing more exciting than being young and in love -- especially when the object of your affection is an older guy who showers you with gifts and attention. But when Yolande's new boyfriend, Etienne, asks her to go on a date with another guy, it becomes clear that his love comes at a terrible price. Inspired by true events, On the Game follows one ordinary girl on an extraordinary journey into the dark world of teenage prostitution. [Fry Reading Level - 4.0

 

About the Author
Monique Polak is the author of over twenty novels for kids and young adults. She has also written two nonfiction books for kids as well as a board book for toddlers. Monique teaches English literature, creative writing and humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
14 to 18
Grade:
9 to 12
Reading age:
7 to 10
Awards
  • Winner, Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection

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On the Game (SideStreets)

Yolande’s older boyfriend showers her with gifts and attention. But she discovers that his love comes at a terrible price. Polak explores the dark world of teenage prostitution.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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