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andlt;Bandgt;A boy, a rat, and an exterminator — andlt;BRandgt; three players in a game of survival.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Christmas vacation is supposed to be a blast. Or so Eric thinks. But with all his friends either sick in bed or out of town, Eric's getting more bored by the hour. andlt;BRandgt; Then he meets Anje Gabrail, exterminator. andlt;BRandgt; Anje's got all the normal stuff an exterminator needs — roach powders and smoke bombs — but he also carries some extra equipment: a crossbow and metal-tipped arrows that can penetrate concrete walls and will annihilate any creature with which they come in contact. Anje's number one target? Rats. andlt;BRandgt; To Eric, this guy is creepy but fascinating. So, with nothing better to do, he joins Anje on a mission to destroy the rat living in the basement of his apartment building. andlt;BRandgt; But as Christmas Day draws nearer and the temperature outside keeps dropping, things in the basement go from weird to deadly. And Eric learns how valuable life truly is.

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A boy, a rat, and an exterminator —

three players in a game of survival.

Christmas vacation is supposed to be a blast. Or so Eric thinks. But with all his friends either sick in bed or out of town, Eric's getting more bored by the hour.

Then he meets Anje Gabrail, exterminator.

Anje's got all the normal stuff an exterminator needs — roach powders and smoke bombs — but he also carries some extra equipment: a crossbow and metal-tipped arrows that can penetrate concrete walls and will annihilate any creature with which they come in contact. Anje's number one target? Rats.

To Eric, this guy is creepy but fascinating. So, with nothing better to do, he joins Anje on a mission to destroy the rat living in the basement of his apartment building.

But as Christmas Day draws nearer and the temperature outside keeps dropping, things in the basement go from weird to deadly. And Eric learns how valuable life truly is.

Synopsis:

Eric's Christmas vacation is not turning out as he expected. With his friends away, boring is the only way to describe it. But when he opens his apartment door to an exterminator, all his boredom gets blown away. Set against the glowing backdrop of Christmas imaginings, this spooky, suspenseful tale will hold readers captive from beginning to end.

About the Author

Avi has published more than sixty books. Among them is Crispin: TheCross of Lead, winner of the 2003 Newbery Medal. Other novels with nineteenth-century settings, like The Traitors' Gate — his grand nod tothe work of Charles Dickens — are listed before the title page, and include the Newbery Honor Book, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi and his family live in Denver, Colorado.

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this book was the best of the best. I loves it. if you like mystery story you will love this one
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I THINK I WOULD RATE THIS BOOK 5 BECAUSE IT IS GREAT AND THE SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME BUT NOT EXACTLY . SO THAT IS WHY I LOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH MUAH
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689838439
Author:
Avi
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Angels
Subject:
Apartment houses
Subject:
Rats
Subject:
Pests
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Aladdin fantasy
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
October 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 3.57 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , A boy, a rat, and an exterminator —

three players in a game of survival.

Christmas vacation is supposed to be a blast. Or so Eric thinks. But with all his friends either sick in bed or out of town, Eric's getting more bored by the hour.

Then he meets Anje Gabrail, exterminator.

Anje's got all the normal stuff an exterminator needs — roach powders and smoke bombs — but he also carries some extra equipment: a crossbow and metal-tipped arrows that can penetrate concrete walls and will annihilate any creature with which they come in contact. Anje's number one target? Rats.

To Eric, this guy is creepy but fascinating. So, with nothing better to do, he joins Anje on a mission to destroy the rat living in the basement of his apartment building.

But as Christmas Day draws nearer and the temperature outside keeps dropping, things in the basement go from weird to deadly. And Eric learns how valuable life truly is.

"Synopsis" by , Eric's Christmas vacation is not turning out as he expected. With his friends away, boring is the only way to describe it. But when he opens his apartment door to an exterminator, all his boredom gets blown away. Set against the glowing backdrop of Christmas imaginings, this spooky, suspenseful tale will hold readers captive from beginning to end.
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