Wrong Time, Wrong Place

by Lesley Choyce

When Corey gets caught opening the boys' washroom window to let smoke out, he's resigned to being called a troublemaker.

When Corey gets caught opening the boys' washroom window to let smoke out, he's resigned to being called a troublemaker.  In his school tension is high between black and white students, and Corey's caught in the middle.  He's blamed by the principal for stirring up trouble, and he's not sure himself whether he's really white or black.

About the Author

Lesley Choyce

LESLEY CHOYCE is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach in Nova Scotia. A former grand champion of the Men's Open Canadian National Surfing Championships, he surfs on the Atlantic coast year-round, along with running a literary publishing house and teaching English at Dalhousie University. He also has a regular nationally-broadcast program on Vision TV called Off the Page with Lesley Choyce. He is the author of more than fifty books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction for adults and children, including Carrie's Crowd and Go For It Carrie. His writing has earned him several awards, including two Dartmouth Book Awards and the Ann Connor Brimer Award for the Young Adult novel Good Idea Gone Bad. Five of his previous Formac novels have received the Canadian Children's Book Centre's "Our Choice" Award. The Ottawa Citizen calls him "a national treasure."

Reviews

"Any teenager can identify with Corey... [Choyce tells the story tightly and effectively."
Calgary Herald

Awards

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
1991

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