• Pages:112
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Series: Orca Soundings
  • Themes:Action, Arrest, Crime, Doing the Right Thing, Fugitive
  • Available:03/01/2007
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 12+
  • Reading Level:2.8
  • Lexile:HL430L
  • ATOS:3.5
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:Z+
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When Chris finds a wallet on the street he tries to return it to its owner. In trouble at home and at school, he is struggling to do the right thing. However, as circumstances slowly start unraveling and his whole life appears headed down the drain, Chris realizes that the person who owns the wallet looks a lot like him and has a life he would do almost anything for. What if he switched identities? What if he became someone else?

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"Coherent, snappy prose...undeniably motivating; readers will feel able to commit to this book...Recommended."
– CM Magazine
"A high-quality story for reluctant readers...fast-paced, heart-thumping...will appeal to most any upper middle school or high school boy."
"I.D. is remarkable just for being about something as topical (and, unfortunately, enticing) as identity theft. Then the book gets better by building an actual story (and not a lame morality lesson) aound its issue. It's also so tautly written that I was impressed and engrossed in how it was all going to turn out."
– CD Syndicated
Texas Library Association (TLA) TAYSHAS List   | 2007  |  Commended
Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Quick Picks   | 2008  |  Short-listed
CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens, starred selection   | 2008  |  Commended
Forest of Reading Golden Oak Award   | 2009  |  Nominated
Stellar Book Award   | 2009  |  Nominated

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