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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fertile Public Library MAY (Text) 33500011801156 Main Available -
Fosston Public Library MAY (Text) 33500010139319 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library MAY (Text) 33500011801149 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0061843407 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780061843402 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780062313638 (tie-in)
  • ISBN: 0062313630
  • Physical Description: 244, 30 pages ; 21 cm
    print
  • Edition: First William Morrow paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, 2013.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "As the end of summer approaches and a long, hot Labor Day weekend looms, the life of lonely thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler is irrevocably changed when he and his emotionally fragile mother show kindness to a stranger with a terrible secret."--back cover.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2009 July #1
    "Stranger danger" is a concept unfamiliar to 13-year-old Henry, who befriends an injured man during one of his and his agoraphobic mother's rare shopping excursions in town—with disastrous results for all. To be fair, neither mother nor son have much worldly experience, thanks to Adele's emotional fragility following her divorce. Yet their willingness to assist a strange man has less to do with their collective lack of judgment than it does with Frank's infectious charm, a quality that will escalate over the coming days as the escaped convict and murderer holds the pair hostage in their own home. With remarkable ease, Adele falls in love with Frank. As she helps him plan a second escape to Canada, Henry fears losing the little stability he has ever known. Told from Henry's point of view, Maynard's inventive coming-of-age tale indelibly captures the anxiety and confusion inherent in adolescence, while the addition of a menacing element of suspense makes this emotionally fraught journey that much more harrowing. Copyright 2009 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Teenage boys New Hampshire Fiction
Mothers and sons Fiction
Life change events Fiction
Fugitives from justice Fiction
Betrayal Fiction
New Hampshire Fiction
Betrayal
Fugitives from justice
Life change events
Mothers and sons
Teenage boys
New Hampshire
Genre: Fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Search Results Showing Item 3 of 5 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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