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Barry ONeill is journeying to New York on theTitanics fateful maiden voyage. Hes homesick and worried about the Flynn boys traveling in steerage who have threatened to throw him overboard. Little does Barry know that a struggle with the Flynns is the least of the dangers that await him. This suspenseful young adult adventure story is based on the true and terrible events that occured as the Titanic sank. “A dread sense of the inevitable drives this taut disaster story-and makes it nearly impossible to put down.”--Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

Twelve-year-old Andy feels he would be better off with his father in England than in his San Francisco home with his mother and her new husband. To raise the money needed to finance his trip to England, he stages his own kidnapping, but the plan backfires when someone decides to make the kidnapping a reality. “A common family situation becomes action-filled drama in Buntings capable hands.”--Booklist

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The jumping place is called the Nail--it's 90 feet from the top of the cliff to the water below. No one in La Paloma has dared jump since that terrible accident 10 years ago--until Scooter tells everyone he will jump. Dru and Mike try desperately to stop the dangerous activities before they lead to another tragedy. ALA Recommended Book for the Reluctant Young Reader.

About the Author

Jesse Harmon is torturedand#160;by guilt because he survived the hit-and-run accident that killed his brother, Bry. His guilt is compounded when he finds he is attracted to Bry's girlfriend, Chloe. Together Jesse and Chloe try to track down the drunk driver who killed Bry--but discovering theand#160;driver's identity leads to other disturbing truths.and#160;

A shattering teen novel by Eve Bunting, now in a new paperback edition
"Intriguing."--Publishers Weekly

"Fast paced, suspenseful, magnetic, and meaningful . . . Will provoke much discussion."--School Library Journal
EVE BUNTINGis the author of many acclaimed books for young readers, including the Caldecott Medal-winningSmoky Night.Her numerous honors include the prestigious Kerlan Award for her body of work. She lives in Southern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152413583
performance Narrated:
Julie Dretzin.
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
Bunting, Eve
Location:
Prince Frederick, Md.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Adolescence
Subject:
Peer Pressure
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Family - Stepfamilies
Subject:
Situations / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Fiction on cassette with book
Series Volume:
53526
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 0.36 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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Twelve-year-old Andy feels he would be better off with his father in England than in his San Francisco home with his mother and her new husband. To raise the money needed to finance his trip to England, he stages his own kidnapping, but the plan backfires when someone decides to make the kidnapping a reality. “A common family situation becomes action-filled drama in Buntings capable hands.”--Booklist

"Synopsis" by , The jumping place is called the Nail--it's 90 feet from the top of the cliff to the water below. No one in La Paloma has dared jump since that terrible accident 10 years ago--until Scooter tells everyone he will jump. Dru and Mike try desperately to stop the dangerous activities before they lead to another tragedy. ALA Recommended Book for the Reluctant Young Reader.

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