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When Ben's parents go to Africa, they leave the fourteen-year-old in charge of the family's wild animal preserve. Everything seems to be running smoothly until one night when the silence is broken by the sound of peacocks screeching. When Ben leaves the house to investigate, he sees a terrifying sight: two lions shot dead from bullets sent straight to their hearts. Someone is out there, someone with a score to settle . . . and there's no telling who will be the next victim.
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Left alone and in charge of his family's wild animal preserve, fourteen-year-old Ben discovers that a sniper is stalking the grounds.

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In this classic novel by the author of the acclaimed "The Cay," 15-year-old Ben must cope alone when a mysterious sniper begins shooting the big cats in his familys private zoological preserve.

About the Author

THEODORE TAYLOR (1921-2006) was the author of many award-winning and acclaimed middle grade and young adult novels, including The Maldonado Miracle, The Weirdo, and the modern classic The Cay.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152061531
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Author:
Taylor, Theodore
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Zoos
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070801
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in 0.32 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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Left alone and in charge of his family's wild animal preserve, fourteen-year-old Ben discovers that a sniper is stalking the grounds.
"Synopsis" by , In this classic novel by the author of the acclaimed "The Cay," 15-year-old Ben must cope alone when a mysterious sniper begins shooting the big cats in his familys private zoological preserve.
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