No More Pranks

  • Pages:128
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:adventure, pranks,whales, conservation, summer job
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  • Pub Date:04/13/2021
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 12+
  • Lexile:HL810L
  • ATOS:5.0
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:Z+
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Pete's pranks have gotten him in plenty of trouble, but they might be the only way to bring justice to a seaside town.

Pete likes to play pranks. It doesn't matter what it is as long as it gets a laugh. When he impersonates his vice-principal on a radio call-in show, he goes too far and is suspended from school. Pete's parents send him to spend the summer working with his uncle, a whale-watching guide in a tourist town far from the city. When a whale is injured by a reckless tour guide, Pete struggles to save the animal. Then Pete has to pull the most important prank of his life to bring the guide to justice.

“Lots of action here, combined with nice insights on the clash between tourism and the preservation of natural environments.”
– VOYA
"Polak develops Pete's character in a believable and satisfactory way. Her writing communicates her knowledge of the setting and her research on whales. Recommended."
– Canadian Book Review Annual
"[Polak] has captured the teenage mind while still making her point. A good read. Highly recommended."
– CM Magazine