Series Name: Lockwood Lions: Urban Teen Fiction Flip Book by Stephanie Perry Moore
Theme: Hi-Lo, Cockiness, leadership, high school life, perspective, point of view, cheerleading, football
Themes: Cockiness, Leadership
Always Upbeat (Cheer Drama): Savvy Charli Black seems to have the perfect life. Pampered and confident, she has her junior year at Lockwood High all mapped out. Date the hottest baller in school, check. Become captain of the varsity cheerleading squad, check. Her crew rules the school. But just as everything falls into place, her world begins to spin with one betrayal after another.
All That (Baller Swag): Cocky quarterback Blake Strong's number one goal is to stay in the game, lead his boys to victory, and score a spot at his dream school. But his overbearing father wants Blake in the Southeastern Conference. Their difficult relationship hangs by a thread when the Strong family gets unsettling news. Will they reconnect and realize that there's more to life than football?
Grade Level: 9 to 12
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 3.5
Lexile Level: HL650L