Reckless

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Orca Book Publishers, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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Josh knows he's riding recklessly when he knocks down the old man he suspects is the hermit of Lumberman Creek. But he is shocked when the hermit walks into the forest with his bike after the accident. Being without his beloved bike for a week motivates Josh to hike into the woods and confront the crazy old man. The hermit, Jonathan, has fixed Josh's bike, and Josh learns that he has more in common with the old man than he ever imagined. When Jonathan needs help, Josh has to respect the old man's choices in order to save his life.

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User Review  - skstiles612 - LibraryThing

What can a hermit and a teen possibly have in common? Most people, especially teens would answer, “nothing”. Joshua was about to find out just how much he had in common with the hermit who lived in ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Lesley Choyce divides his time between teaching, writing, running Pottersfield Press and hosting a television talk show. He is the author of multiple books for youth and adults. Lesley lives in Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia.