Death on the Sidewalk

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Death on the Sidewalk is a tragic story of a teenage girl killed in a gang shootout. Fifteen year-old Allie Carter was just going downtown on the day after Christmas. But she was to become the innocent victim of a gang fight on the busiest street in the city on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.  Based on a true storyAn ALA Quick Picks nominee.

Author: Paul Kropp
Reading level: Grade 2.8   (Lexile 360 HL)
Interest level: Grades 9-12
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Death on the Sidewalk is geared towards older reluctant readers, from teen to adult. At just over a hundred pages and with one illustration per chapter, the book is a significant but manageable challenge for a struggling reader, and the story is packed with cliffhangers that will keep virtually anyone reading.” – Goodreads

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FREE DOWNLOAD: The Jane Creba Story  In this excerpt from the Teacher’s Guide, read about the true story that inspired Death on the Sidewalk

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Death on the Sidewalk is a tragic story of a teenage girl killed in a gang shootout. On the day after Christmas, Allie Carson was just going shopping. As she put on her ski jacket and gloves, she thought about a dozen things. But she never thought about getting shot. She never thought her life would end with a flash from a gun. Based on a true story.  An ALA Quick Picks nominee.

Reading level: grade 2.8      Lexile 360 HL      Interest level: Grades 8-12

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