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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 0
Themes: teen prostitution, violence, coercion
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2004
Lexile Level: HL640L
Fry Reading Level: 3.8
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Izzy's mother works far away and leaves Izzy at home, alone with Rob the Slob. Angry at her mother and trying to deal with school, friends and the attentions of charismatic Cody Dillon, Izzy finds her life swirling out of control. Coerced into putting out to help Cody, Izzy finds she is one in a long line of girls ensnared in prostitution, with no way to escape. Believing that her mother will come for her, Izzy manages to fight back and, when the chance appears, make a run for it.

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