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Publisher Comments:

Bestselling author and columnist Carl Hiaasen returns with another hysterical mystery for kids set in Florida's Everglades.

Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to Black Vine Swamp. And, to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved.

But when the principal tries to tell the students that Mrs. Starch has been called away on a family emergency, Nick and Marta just don't buy it. No, they figure the class delinquent, Smoke, has something to do with her disappearance.

And he does But not in the way they think. There's a lot more going on in Black Vine Swamp than any one player in this twisted tale can see. And Nick and Marta will have to reckon with an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, a singing substitute teacher, and a ticked-off Florida panther before they really begin to see the big picture.

That's life in the swamp, kids.

Synopsis:

For use in schools and libraries only. When their unpopular biology teacher goes missing in a suspicious fire during a field trip to the Black Vine Swamp, Nick and Marta don't buy the headmaster's excuse for her absence and decide to do some investigating of their own. Eco-avengers; an endangered, hunted panther; illegal pipelines in the Everglades; and an underachieving student with the nickname "Smoke" all play a part in this gripping novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780606125826
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Author:
Hiaasen, Carl
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Humor
Children's » Science and Nature » Environmental Fiction

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"Synopsis" by , For use in schools and libraries only. When their unpopular biology teacher goes missing in a suspicious fire during a field trip to the Black Vine Swamp, Nick and Marta don't buy the headmaster's excuse for her absence and decide to do some investigating of their own. Eco-avengers; an endangered, hunted panther; illegal pipelines in the Everglades; and an underachieving student with the nickname "Smoke" all play a part in this gripping novel.
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