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Pyro
Series: Orca Currents
Creators: Monique Polak
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Imprint: Orca Book Publishers
Pub. date: 9/1/2012
Lib. SRP: 9.99 USD
Ret. SRP: 7.99 USD
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
ISBN: 9781459802315
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 282 KB
Age Group: 5-9
Grade Range: Grade 2 - Grade 3
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature
Keywords:
   Values & Virtues
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Short Description:
   

Ever since he was small, Franklin has been soothed by fire. Staring into the flames helps Franklin forget his problems. And right now, he's got a lot to forget. Franklin's mother has left the family home to be with her hairdresser boyfriend. Franklin's father, the mayor of Montreal West, is too busy worrying about his public image to do anything about the family. As a rash of local fires competes with upcoming elections for media attention, Franklin's father has to work hard to keep the public happy. And Franklin has to reconsider his romance with fire.

Full Description:
   

Ever since he was small, Franklin has been soothed by fire. Staring into the flames helps Franklin forget his problems. And right now, he's got a lot to forget. Franklin's mother has left the family home to be with her hairdresser boyfriend. Franklin's father, the mayor of Montreal West, is too busy worrying about his public image to do anything about the family. As a rash of local fires competes with upcoming elections for media attention, Franklin's father has to work hard to keep the public happy. And Franklin has to reconsider his romance with fire.

Creator Marketing:
  Monique Polak     
     

Monique Polak has written twelve novels for young adults. She teaches English and Humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal and also works as a freelance journalist. Her historical novel, What World Is Left, won the 2009 Quebec Writers' Federation Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Monique lives in Montreal with her husband, a newspaper man.

Adobe EPUB eBook Rights:
  Copying allowed, 10 selections every 10 days
  Printing allowed, 10 pages every 10 days
  Lending not allowed
  Reading aloud allowed
Geographic Rights:
   World-wide
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