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published: May 2004
ISBN:9781550288391
imprint: Lorimer

Racing Fear

by Jacqueline Guest

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drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, peer pressure
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list price: $16.95
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
published: May 2004
ISBN:9781550288391
imprint: Lorimer
Description

Trent and Adam were best friends and rally racing buddies until a terrible accident, when Adam was at the wheel, puts Trent in the hospital. After a long separation, the teens try to pick up their friendship where it left off, but Adam's guilty feelings and Trent's odd behaviour make it tough. Why is Trent hanging around Marcus, a guy he says he can't stand? And why isn't his Ritalin working anymore?
When Adam discovers Trent is dealing with the dark side, it's a race to save his friend from himself. Racing Fear is an action-packed ride that takes a hard look at the selling of prescription drugs. [Fry Reading Level - 5.2

About the Author
Jacqueline Guest has written over a dozen books for young readers, specializing in sports themes and historical fiction. Many of her main characters come from different ethnic backgrounds, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Her books have been finalists for the Willa award and the High Plains Book Awards. For more information, visit www.jacquelineguest.com.
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Contributor Notes

JACQUELINE GUEST is a Metis writer who lives in Bragg Creek, Alberta. She is the author of 10 previous Lorimer novels, including Hat Trick, Free Throw, Rookie Season, and A Goal in Sight, which are Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections, and the SideStreets novels Lightening Rider, Racing Fear and At Risk. A Goal in Sight was also nominated for a Golden Eagle Award.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
14 to 18
Grade:
9 to 12
Reading age:
7 to 10

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Racing Fear

In this book in the SideStreets series, Adam and Trent’s friendship comes to a skidding halt when Adam loses control of the car and sends them hurtling over a cliff. Now they are once again trying to rebuild their friendship but Trent’s ADHD and the interference of driver extraordinaire, Marcus, is leading Trent down a dangerous path. Will Adam be able to help his friend out of yet another difficult jam at the same time getting past the crippling fear he has suffered from ever since the accident?

Guest has been nominated for a National Aboriginal Achievement Award and the prestigious Esquao Award for outstanding achievement by an Aboriginal woman.

Source: The Association of Book Publishers of BC. Canadian Aboriginal Books for Schools. 2009-2010.

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