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The First Stone by Don Aker

The First Stone

by Don Aker

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17-year-old young offender Reef Kennedy is forced to accept responsibility when a chain of events and his careless actions causes him to injure 17-year-old Leeza Hemming. Sentenced to live in a group home for a year and to do volunteer time with people undergoing rehabilitation, Reef begins to reflect on his life choices, especially when he is inadvertently teamed up with Leeza.
I enjoyed the flow and the storyline of this book. It captivated my interest from cover to cover. It does contain language that could be offensive to some people and may not be suitable for younger readers; however, teenagers who do not use these words are few and far between.... A believable, modern day story about fate, consequences and hopefully redemption. Anxious to begin the sequel "Fifth Rule." ( )
  SheilaCornelisse | Dec 12, 2011 |
Bad boy inadvertently injures good girl and is caught by cops. Community service is to work in hospital where she is recovering but neither knows the other. One of my favourites. ( )
  jensha | Mar 28, 2007 |
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Seventeen-year-old Chad lives in a series of foster homes following the death of his alcoholic grandfather and supportive grandmother who have raised him. Through a series of bad decisions, he causes a young woman, Leeza, to be hospitalised in a coma and his court sentence inadvertently involves that he help with her rehabilitation, each not knowing who the other is.… (more)

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