Behind the Door

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High Interest Publishing Inc., 2007 - Fiction - 109 pages

 Jamal and his buddies like to hang out in the basement of an old warehouse. Things are cool until, one day, a strange door appears on an inside wall. Of course the guys have to look behind the door ... and then the horror begins.

Reading level: Grade 2.0  (Lexile 400 HL)

Interest level: Grades 7-12

HIP EDGE novels are geared to students in senior high school but reading well below grade level. The teenage characters in the fictional urban neighbourhood of Edgemont deal with real-life issues such as runaways, gang violence, arson and teen pregnancy.


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About the author (2007)

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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