Fire Fight by Jacqueline Guest
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After her ikusin (grandmother) dies, Kai Hunter, a part Navajo, part Stoney Nakoda sixteen-year-old, runs away to Banff, Alberta, to avoid being placed in a foster home. Kai lies her way into a new identity, a job and a safe place to live. She makes new friends and volunteers with a rapid-attack crew for the forestry service. She even meets a great guy named Rory, who’s into motorcycles, just like her—and who seems to be into her too.
   But Kai is scared of being found out, and she isn’t sure that she can trust all of her new friends…or that she likes the person she’s pretending to be. Meanwhile, she’s got to pay rent, figure out whether Rory is boyfriend material and assist the rap-attack crew as it faces a string of suspicious forest fires. In the thrilling conclusion to this romantic adventure, Kai’s choices become matters of life and death.
 

About Jacqueline Guest

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Jacqueline Guest is a Métis writer who lives in a log cabin nestled in the pinewoods of Alberta, Canada's Rocky Mountains. She is the current Creator in Residence for the Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators, and Performers and the proud recipient of the 2013 Indspire Award for the Arts. Her books have received numerous awards, including the Moonbeam Gold Medal for Ghost Messages and Outcasts of River Falls.
 
Published August 6, 2015 by Native Voices. 76 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Children's Books. Fiction
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