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When quiet, shy Addie is lured into the woods, she is convinced she is going to die. She quickly finds out that there are worse things than terror—things like betrayal at the hands of her best friend and public humiliation in front of the entire school. Neely, Addie's ex-best friend, is tired of the same old life and the same old friends. She is ready to take some chances to re-invent herself. Is she also ready to win new friends at the expense of old ones? There are two sides to every story, and it's impossible to know the truth until you've heard them both. But sometimes you don't ever learn the other side of the story. What drives these two friends apart? Who is right and who is wrong? You'll only know if you read both sides.

When quiet, shy Addie is lured into the woods, she is convinced she is going to die. She quickly finds out that there are worse things than terror—things like betrayal at the hands of her best friend and public humiliation in front of the entire school. Neely, Addie's ex-best friend, is tired of the same old life and the same old friends. She is ready to take some chances to re-invent herself. Is she also ready to win new friends at the expense of old ones? There are two sides to every story, and it's impossible to know the truth until you've heard them both. But sometimes you don't ever learn the other side of the story. What drives these two friends apart? Who is right and who is wrong? You'll only know if you read both sides.

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  • Lexile:
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  • Text Difficulty:
    2 - 3

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About the Author-
  • Norah McClintock won the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction for young people five times. She wrote more than sixty YA novels, including contributions to Seven (the series), the Seven Sequels and the Secrets series.
Reviews-
  • Publisher's Weekly

    August 12, 2013
    McClintock dissects a violent cyber-bullying incident from the viewpoints of the victim and an associate of the perpetrators in a gripping entry to the Orca Soundings series, written at a fourth-grade reading level. Chronically shy and now traumatized, Addie describes her nerve-wracking return to high school following a terrifying prank played on her by her former best friend and a group of girls, which they filmed and emailed to the entire student body. In the book’s second section, Neely, Addie’s old BFF, explains what really happened. Though the story ends abruptly, without real resolution, McClintock builds realistic and frightening suspense, and the girls’ accounts deliver intense emotion to which teens can relate. Ages 12–up.

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