Series Name: Trippin' by PJ Gray
Sample Set: 3 Books (1 each of 3 titles) Titles Include: Trippin', The Accident, The Lab
Introduce emergent teen readers to the concept of a series, where each book leaves you wanting more. Incorporating vivid graphic elements, this three-book series will attract students interested in reading edgier material. Each 64-page book is approximately two thousand five hundred words.
Troy and Justin have been through a lot together. But Troy has had enough of street life. He cleans up his act. Finds a job. Takes classes at night. Justin is the same fun-loving guy he's always been. He hops from job to job. But he prefers mooching off his girlfriend. About to get dumped, Justin is glum. Then Troy suggests a road trip.
Book 1: Trippin' -Over it. That's how Troy felt about foster homes. So he ran away. He walked the streets during the day. Begged for money. Then he met Justin.
Book 2: The Accident -Troy found a job. Moved out of the shelter. Bought a car. Time for a road trip. Justin tagged along. It's New Year's Eve. What could go wrong?
Book 3: The Lab -The worst snowstorm in years. They were trapped in a farmhouse. The owners seemed innocent enough. Quiet. Stoic. But something was not quite right.
Grade Level: 9 to 12
Reading Level: 1.0
Lexile Level: 90L to 140L