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    Surviving Southside
    Hardcover Series
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    Darby Creek
    Genre/Interest: Intermediate Readers
    Academic Subject: English

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    ISBN-10: 0-7613-6148-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-6148-0

    Dewey: [Fic]
    Reading Grade Level: 4

    Interest Grade Level: 6 - 12

    6 Award(s)

    17 Review(s)
    List Price : $335.16
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    Description
    This innovative YA series is a 12-book set of high-interest urban novels that's written at a fourth-grade reading level, specifically designed for reluctant and striving readers, including those who read below grade level or are ESL/ELL students. All of the stories feature diverse characters who go to school at Southside High. As in any teen life, getting through the day is no picnic, whether you're the star quarterback or the quiet artist. Surviving Southside books offer a clear look at teen struggles and successes.
    Titles included in this Series
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    978-1-4677-0595-0
    By: Gabriel Goodman
    "One Down . . . You're Next." Or so said the note Carmen Mendoza found in her locker. Carmen is out, loud, and proud, so the threat doesn't faze her . . . much. Jamie was Scott King's best fr...
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    978-0-7613-6152-7
    By: Susan Korman
    It's not going to hurt anyone.

    Fish hates having to take ADHD medication. It helps him concentrate, but it also makes him feel weird. So when his crush, Ella, needs a boost to study for...
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    978-0-7613-6150-3
    By: Suzanne Weyn
    Are they really the perfect couple?

    Paige, cheerleading captain at Southside High, and Ty, star running back, appear to be the perfect couple. But when they have their first fight, Ty s...
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    978-0-7613-6151-0
    By: Justine Fontes
    Running away is the only option.

    Benito's father, Xavier, had been in Iraq for more than a year. When he returns, Benito's family life is not the same. Xavier suffers from PTSD―po...
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    978-1-4677-0313-0
    By: Charnan Simon
    Izzy's the newest member of the Southside High dance team. And she may have picked a bad time to join up. The team's captain, Camilla, is determined to win regionals by any means necessary. When the d...
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    978-1-4677-0310-9
    By: Justine Fontes
    When Rob and Gabi skip school with two friends, the group makes a terrible mistake. Rob and his friends end up in a deadly accident, and suddenly Rob's world has changed. The girl of his dreams is eve...
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    978-1-4677-0596-7
    By: Elizabeth Karre
    "Was he . . . you know?" Bella doesn't know if Dominic was gay or not, but she knows he was bullied. And she knows the adults who could have helped didn't because of some stupid policy. Now D...
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    978-1-4677-0311-6
    By: Suzanne Weyn
    Norval and Arnie are two of the stars on the Southside High football team. They're best friends off the field, too, and they're both hoping to play college ball some day. When Coach Green asks No...
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    978-1-4677-0312-3
    By: Susan Korman
    "Send me a pic?" Daisy Garcia's not afraid of putting on a show. So when her boyfriend Simon asks Daisy for some sexy pictures, she sends him a couple. But when Daisy and Simon have a ba...
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    978-0-7613-6149-7
    By: Charnan Simon
    Is this happily ever after?

    Lucy has her life planned out: she'll graduate and then join her boyfriend, Luke, at college in Austin. She'll become a Spanish teacher and of course they'l...
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    978-0-7613-6153-4
    By: Suzanne Weyn
    He's destined for the NFL.

    Kadeem Jones is a star quarterback for Southside High. He is thrilled when college scouts seek him out. His visit to Teller College is amazing. College cheerl...
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    978-0-7613-6154-1
    By: Charnan Simon
    What's the price of fame? Cassie is the best singer in Southside High's Glee Club and dreams of being famous. She skips school to try out for a national talent competition. But her hopes sink when she...
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    Awards for this Series
    YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
    Reviews in this Series
    School Library Journal
    "Reluctant readers of this timely and realistic novel, told in alternating chapters, will cheer on Scott and Carmen and may even be inspired to take action at their own schools to form a GSA." —School Library Journal
    Booklist Online
    "A smoothly written, accessible story of two brave and sympathetic teens who struggle to overcome odds. This volume in the Surviving Southside series is an excellent title for reluctant readers and is sure to spark discussion in GSA groups and in the classroom." —Booklist Online