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February 15, 2022 | Young adult softcover
ISBN: 9781459416789
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"...the resentment and redemption narrative is strong and the action consistent. Recommended."  -- School Library Journal

Sixteen-year-old Josh is no stranger to gang life. His dad, the leader of the Warriors, a gang on their reserve, is in jail, and Josh's older brother has taken charge.

Josh's mom has made it clear the Warriors and their violence aren't welcome in her home -- Josh's dad and brother included. She wants Josh to focus on graduating high school. Josh is unsure whether gang life is for him -- that is until gang violence arrives on his doorstep.

Turning to the Warriors, Josh, now known as "Creeboy," starts down the path to becoming a full gang member -- cutting himself off from his friends, family and community outside the gang.

It's harder than ever for Creeboy to envision a different future for himself. Will anything change his mind?

About this Author

TERESA WOUTERS is a Métis teacher, musician, actress, TV personality, public speaker and writer. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies, a Bachelor of Education and a Master's in Creative Writing (MFA). Teresa lives in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

ISBN: 9781459416789
Format: Young adult softcover
Pages: 200
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Published: 2022-02-15


This novel is an important read for a better understanding of gang power and life in an Indigenous community plagued by poverty and a lack of opportunities.

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