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(See No Evil, Dogwalker)
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Sep/01/2011
Fiction Ages 10-14
Each GoReader features:
- Two complete hi-lo novels from the Orca Currents series
- Arrives at your school or library ready to play
- No downloads, CDs, or cassettes
- Batteries and headphones included
See No Evil by Diane Young
When Shawn and Daniel witness a gang beating behind the local mall they flee the scene, terrified that they've been seen. They recognize one of the attackers as a locally infamous gang member. When they learn that the kid who was attacked is in critical condition, Shawn wants to go to the police, but Daniel convinces him that they are in more danger if they speak up. The threats they receive from other members of the gang reinforce the boys' fears. When the gang attacks Daniel, Shawn has to put his own safety at risk to help his friend.
Dogwalker by Karen Spafford-Fitz
Turk needs cash, but he's allergic to his own sweat so getting a job is out of the question. Then he makes a discovery: Girls love dogs. Turk's friends will do anything to meet girls. Turk starts a dog walking business. His friends walk the dogs and Turk collects half the money. In an attempt to impress dog-loving Carly, Turk brags about his business in front of the school tough guy, Chuck. When Chuck learns the true nature of Turk's business and wants in on the action, Turk worries that he will lose his business and Carly's respect.
by: T Wilson-Scorgie - June 24, 2013
"We have had a lot of success in motivating reluctant readers in grade 6 using the Orca 'Go Reader' audiobooks. It is great to see the students enthusiastic about the reading process."
CM Magazine - April 5, 2013
"Simple and easy to operate...The GoReader arrives preloaded and ready-to-go, without the need for downloads, CDs or cassettes and allows the reluctant reader to read along while listening. The voices...are clear and professional, and the books are read with emphasis and emotion without being overly dramatic.There are obviously many advantages to the GoReader, particularly given its target audience of younger and mostly male reluctant readers. The 'tech-y' aspect will certainly have appeal...Recommended."
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