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All In

By Polak, Monique

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Series: Lorimer SideStreets

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Todd Lerner's never been much of a student, but he's got plenty of street smarts and he's a mean poker player. Todd's always had a thing for Claire, the most beautiful girl in grade eleven -- but Claire likes nice things. If Todd wants to date her, he'll need cash and plenty of it. Soon, a weekly poker game turns into a costly and dangerous obsession, and Todd's luck begins to change. Inspired by true events, All In journeys into the high-stakes worlds of gambling, addiction, and fraud.


Short-listed - Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Crime Book - 2007

Winner - Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre - 2008

"Polak's attempt at tackling a topic which has received limited attention in YA novels is commendable. Her work prompts adults working with teens to realize that gambling addiction is not a social problem with which only adults and seniors wrestle."

- Carol-Ann Hoyte Canadian Bookseller

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 168 pages
Publication Date: 20th March 2006
ISBN: 9781550289121
Format: 7in x 4.25in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 15th February 2013
ISBN: 9781552775981
Format: EPUB

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 1st July 2006
ISBN: 9781550289138
Binding: Hardback

BISAC Code:  JNF053000, JUV021000, JUV039190
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 14 To 18
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 4.0


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