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The Boy from the Basement

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For Charlie, the cold, dark basement is home. Father has kept him locked in there as punishment. Charlie doesn’t intend to leave, but when he is accidentally thrust outside, he awakens to the alien surroundings of a world to which he’s never before been exposed. Though haunted by hallucinations, fear of the basement, and his father’s rage, Charlie must find a way to survive in his new world. He has escaped his past, but his journey has just begun.

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Imprisoned in his basement by his father, Charlie is accidentally thrust outside, and awakens to the alien surroundings of a world to which he's never been exposed. Now Charlie must find a way to escape his past and survive in his new world.

About the Author

Susan Shaw works as a music educator and is the author of one previous book for young readers. She lives with her family near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142405468
Author:
Shaw, Susan
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Foster home care
Subject:
Child abuse
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Emotions and Feelings
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.08x4.30x.51 in. .29 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , Imprisoned in his basement by his father, Charlie is accidentally thrust outside, and awakens to the alien surroundings of a world to which he's never been exposed. Now Charlie must find a way to escape his past and survive in his new world.

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