By Ingrid Lee
James Lorimer & Company, Paperback, 9781552775387, 152pp.
Publication Date: September 7, 2010
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Sixteen-year-old Avvy straddles the line ? the line between the immigrant neighbourhood were she lives and works and the established neighbourhood where she attends high school, the line between right and wrong, and the line between telling secrets and keeping them. Set in Toronto's Chinatown, Thief Girl is a frank look at the challenges faced by one teen caught between two worlds. Fry Reading Level - 3.9.
About the Author
INGRID LEE lives in Toronto, Ontario, where she teaches high school English and Art. Her first novel for teens, Dog Lost (Scholastic Canada), was shortlisted for the Rocky Mountain Book Award, the Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award, and the Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award. Ingrid is also the author of several chapter books for younger readers.