Invisible Lines

Invisible Lines

eBook - 2011
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Coming from a poor, single-parent family, seventh-grader Trevor must rely on his intelligence, artistic ability, quick wit, and soccer prowess to win friends at his new Washington, D.C. school, but popular and rich Xander seems determined to cause him trouble.
Publisher: New York, NY : Egmont USA, 2011
ISBN: 9781606845295
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Caparo, Antonio
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Aug 02, 2015

This was a great book! It was so good. Anyone who loves a good book should definitely read Invisible Lines!

GPLKids May 11, 2012

: Good, character- driven middle school story. This novel includes plenty of “inner city” issues but they are displayed in contrast to the lives of more middle class students. The “soap opera” aspects of the novel are tempered by the engaging voice of Trevor, the seventh grade protagonist. There is humor in well- drawn sibling relationships. The text is broken up by notebook drawings and graffiti efforts.
The combination of friendship issues and sports events makes it a good story for both boys and girls.
Teachers and school administrators are portrayed as flawed, but well-intentioned. One special science teacher is the source of wordplay and inspiration. The best element of this novel is the well-drawn protagonist, Trevor and his ability to demonstrate some of what life is like when there is not enough money in a very loving family. It offers a glimpse into someone else’s reality. Good suggestion for any middle school student.


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