Sleepover by Helen Orme
  

Synopsis

Sleepover by Helen Orme

The Sisters are having a sleepover at Lu's. After watching horror DVDs in Lu's bedroom, it's time to go out to the summer house in the garden where they're all meant to be sleeping. But there are all kinds of spooky noises outside and then the burglar alarm goes off. Lu's parents aren't sympathetic and don't believe the girls when they say it wasn't anything to do with them. But what was it? This book is part of the very popular series Siti's Sisters, featuring Siti and her group of friends, who are so close they call themselves The Sisters. This is a short, low-level chapter book, with an easy-to-read, fast-moving narrative and is part of Set 3, which is suitable for ages 12+, since some of the stories touch on more grown-up topics such as friends who take drugs and going to parties. The issues presented are, as always in this series, relevant and appealing to girls of this age. The Sisters are here!

Reviews

Readership v Children, especially girls, aged 10-14 v Individuals, parents, secondary schools and special educational needs services Key features v Storylines that readers will identify closely with. v Strong, contemporary illustrations support texts. v Simple texts and controlled vocabulary provide access for even the poorest readers. v Accompanying workbooks and teacher's notes support educational use. Marketing points v The series will reach a growing market of older girls with low literacy levels. v The books publish at a time when media attention is focusing on the problems of poor literacy in the UK. v From a widely acclaimed award-winning publisher of books designed to develop reading skills.

About the Author

Before writing full-time, Helen Orme taught as a Special Needs Co-ordinator in a large comprehensive school. At the last count she had written around 40 books, many for reluctant readers. Helen also runs workshops for children and courses for teachers.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
36 pages

Author

Helen Orme
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Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

1st March 2010

ISBN

9781841677415


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