Against All Odds

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High Interest Publishing Inc., 2004 - Brothers - 87 pages

When they both get caught in a storm sewer, Jeff risks his life to gain the respect of his older brother. Three teenagers are trapped in a storm sewer when a thunderstorm hits. The heroism of one boy - a special ed student - saves them all from drowning. 

Interest level: Grades 6-10.  Reading level: grade 3.4; Lexile 610 HL

HIP SR novels are high-interest, realistic, issues-based stories for adolescents and teens reading at Grade 3-4 level.


 

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Contents

Section 1
15
Section 2
23
Section 3
26
Section 4
31
Section 5
74
Section 6
81
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About the author (2004)

Paul Kropp was born in Buffalo, New York on February 22, 1948. He received a B.A. degree from Columbia University and a M.A. degree in 17th century English poetry at the University of Western Ontario. He got his teacher's certification and started writing for his struggling students. He became a full-time author in 1994. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 70 books including Burn Out, Wilted, Cottage Crazy, and Ski Stooges. He also co-founded High Interest Publishing, a company that produces materials for reluctant readers. He died from cancer on August 22, 2015 at the age of 67.

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