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Zee's Way
See Entire Series: Orca Soundings
 
Item #: 279-X Includes: Paperback book
Price: $13.00
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Reading Level (Grade): 3.20 Interest Level (Age): 12-18+
 
Author(s): Kristin Butcher

I scrambled back to the sidewalk and started cramming everything into my pack. At least I tried to. But nothing wanted to go. Paint tubes squirted through my fingers; brushes got caught in the sidewalk cracks. My water bottle rolled away. And that's when I realized there was someone standing near the end of the wall. I looked up. My mouth went dry. It was a man with a baseball bat. "I thought I might find you here tonight," he said. Zee and his friends are angry that their old haunt has been replaced by stores that are off-limits to them and storekeepers who treat them with distrust. To let the merchants know what he and his friends think, Zee paints graffiti on the wall of the hardware store. After the wall is repainted, Zee decides to repeat the vandalism, but this time with more artistic flair. A store owner catches him in the act and threatens to call the police—unless Zee agrees to repair the damage. Kristin Butcher is the author of two other titles in the Orca Soundings series: The Hemingway Tradition and The Trouble with Liberty.