Leslie can't seem to avoid trouble, whether it's at school or at home. Just as life seems at its lowest, Jason McCready, the exceedingly cool new guy at school, enters her life. Now Leslie is the envy of all the girls. But Jason's appearance is deceiving he is determined to control every aspect of Leslie's life and he begins terrorizing her in unimaginable ways. When a substitute teacher reads the private English-class journal in which Leslie reveals Jason's abuse, Leslie is suddenly forced into hard choices and terrifying action to take back her life. Updated to reflect the contemporary world of the Internet, cell phones and text messaging, Leslie's Journal is a suspenseful, fast-paced story about love, friendship and what it means to stand up for yourself.
There are 200 pages in this book. This book was published 2008 by Annick Press Ltd .
Allan Stratton is an award-winning and internationally published and produced novelist and playwright. His novel, "Chanda's Secrets," is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book. He lives in Toronto.