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.
About the Author
Diane Young has edited many books for children and young adults. See No Evil is Diane's first book with Orca Book Publishers.
.,."the fight and chase scenes are absolutely tantalizing." "The characters are believable and well-defined and the writing is crisp and clean...easy to read but holds high interest" .,."compelling characters and a plot that is right out of todayis headlines...a quick, easy read that will appeal to reluctant readers" "a fast-paced, event-driven storyOa page-turner for kids who are beginning to read at this level and for reluctant readers. Recommended" .,."an enthralling novel about urban grittiness and realism....the plot is fast-paced, the dialogue is crisp and realistic....highly recommended."
Series: Orca Currents
For Ages: 11 - 13 years old
For Grades: 5 - 8
Number Of Pages: 103
Published: 1st October 2006
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 10.7 x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.11