- Series: The Degrassi Classic Collectables
- Imprint: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
- Publication Date: 10 May 2006
- Copyright Year: 2006
- ISBN: 9781550289251
- Page Count: 184
- Dimensions: 5" x 7.5"
- Interest ages: 10-17
Degrassi Junior High: Spike
by Loretta Castellarin and Ken Roberts
Spike is 14 years old -- and pregnant. A stirring novelization of one of the most controversial and groundbreaking series storylines shown on Canadian television.
Spike is 14 years old -- and pregnant. She is faced with many decisions and many questions -- from her boyfriend, Shane, her mum, and her friends. It's not easy, but Spike is no quitter, as she demonstrates in this stirring novelization of one of the most controversial and groundbreaking series storylines shown on Canadian television.
About the Authors
LORETTA CASTELLARIN has studied magazine journalism at Ryerson University. She also worked as a writer/researcher for Degrassi Junior High.
KEN ROBERTS is a writer and librarian living in Whitby, Ontario.
"Myths that adolescents have about pregnancy and the responsibilities of having a child at such a young age are explored in a sensitive manner ... A tremendously poignant read that the audience would find difficult to put down."
Anne Hatcher, Resource Links
JUVENILE FICTION / Media Tie-In, JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / General, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Adolescence & Coming of Age, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying, JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Dating & Relationships
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