Author(s): Judy Waite
Chelsea's worried she'll make an idiot of herself learning kickboxing, but she's tired of feeling invisible around her friends. And when she overhears something she shouldn't at the gym, looking foolish suddenly doesn't seem like the worst thing that could happen... Join Kai, Lena, Chelsea, and Sanjay as they struggle with friendship, family and growing up. Welcome to The Street! Bloomsbury High Low books encourage and support reading practice by providing gripping, age-appropriate stories for struggling and reluctant readers, those with dyslexia, or those with English as an additional language. Printed on tinted paper and with a dyslexia friendly font, The Street is aimed at readers aged 12+ and has a manageable length (80 pages) and reading age (9+). This collection of stories can be read in any order. Book band: Brown
Join four friends as they struggle with friendship, family and growing up. Welcome to The Street! Ideal for struggling and reluctant readers, those with EAL and those with dyslexia. Produced in association with reading experts at CatchUp.
Judy Waite was born in Portsmouth, although she spent some of her childhood in Singapore. She always loved anything creative and even as a child she spent hours in her room writing stories and making comics. She currently works in a junior school, helping children with special needs, as well as teaching creative writing to adults. She has written a range of books for all ages, from picture books to young adult fiction.