Browsing ยป December – Compassion

Elementary Level

Title: The Blue HelmetAuthor: Bell, William Level: Grades 7-10 References: Socio-Economic Status Summary: Lee wants to be a Tarantula – a member of the biggest, most powerful gang in his neighbourhood. But when his initiation goes wrong and the police catch him robbing an auto supply store, Lee’s father sends him to live with his […]

Secondary Level

Title: Rooster Author: Trembath, Don Level: Grades 9-12 References: Intellectual Ability Summary: Rooster Cobb is in trouble–with his school, with his mother, with his girlfriend. He smokes too much and he hates his stepfather. In fact, he might not graduate from high school. But he just doesn’t seem to care. That is until the guidance […]