Quid Pro Quo

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Orca Book Publishers, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
Quid Pro Quo is a high-stakes, fast-moving legal thriller about real people, and funny people at that. Cyril MacIntyreís mother is a twenty-eight-year-old ex-street kid who drags her son to all her law school classes, then proceeds to get herself kidnapped. That aside, Cyrilís life isnít too different from that of other thirteen-year-olds. He has all the usual adolescent issues to deal with: parent problems, self-esteem problems, skin, hair and girl problems. He just has legal problems too. And heís got to solve them if he wants to save his motherís life.

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VICKI GRANT has been called "one of the funniest writers working today" (The Vancouver Sun). Her comic legal thriller, Quid Pro Quo, was described as "John Grisham for the skateboard set." Her most recent teen book, Not Suitable for Family Viewing, won the Red Maple Award and was shortlisted for the CLA Young Adult Book Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Snow Willow Award and the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award. Visit her online at www.vickigrant.com or on Facebook.

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