Synopses & Reviews
An action-packed adventure about thieves, fishing, and two boys who lay a trap that will save the day. Eddie's family has been trapping lobsters for generations. but lately someone has been stealing their catch. When Eddie happens across the thieves' trap, he knows it's up to him to bring in the culprits. With the unlikely help of a boy who has run away from sailing camp, Eddie embarks on an adventure that puts his very life at risk.
"What sets the novel apart from similar offerings is the tidy compression of events into a precise twenty-six hour and twelve minute time frame, and the contrast between plainspoken, assertive Eddie and formally eloquent, game but bumbling Briggs.” --BCCB
“Into the Trap is the perfect book to stick into a duffel bag for a young camper—along with a flashlight for reading under the folds of a sleeping bag.” --BookPage
"...an action-packed tale with boat chases that may appeal to some boys." --SLJ
Twelve-year-old Eddie Atwell accidentally learns who has been stealing lobsters from Fog Island lobstermen and enlists thirteen-year-old Briggs Fairfield, a summer visitor, to help foil their plans.
About the Author
CRAIG MOODIE is the author of The Sea Singer and Seaborn, as well as several works of adult fiction. He lives in Franklin, Massachusetts.