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category: Children's Fiction
published: March 2008
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

121 Express

by Monique Polak

tagged: bullying, school & education, prejudice & racism

The students of the 121 express are infamous for bad behavior and Lucas knows his role on the bus will determine his social standing at his new school. Lucas is tired of being one of the nerds. When he attracts the negative attention of the cool troublemakers, he saves himself by teasing another kid. His ploy works and soon Lucas is right in the center of the mayhem on the bus. He loves his new found popularity, but when the fun and games push the bus driver to a nervous collapse and hospitalizes and elderly lady, Lucas begins to question his choices.

About the Author
Monique Polak is the author of over twenty novels for kids and young adults. She has also written two nonfiction books for kids as well as a board book for toddlers. Monique teaches English literature, creative writing and humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal, Quebec. For more information, visit moniquepolak.com.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
9 to 12
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12

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