Carvell Marlene. Caught between the Pages.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Brief article - Book review
 
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CARVELL Marlene. Caught between the pages. Penguin, Dutton. 240p. c2008. 978-0-525-47916-1. $16.99. J S

High school sophomore PJ is no dummy, though he's a lousy student. Only his strict English teacher, Mrs. Jordan, holds him accountable for his actions; life at home is pretty haphazard. When PJ unexpectedly finds himself in possession of Mrs. Jordan's private journal, he learns some surprising secrets about his peers and his past. When some lowlife creeps at school try to get him to blackmail an obnoxious star soccer player on the school team, while the cops want him to be a snitch for them and report on the lowlifes' activities, PJ is in...

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