Bmx Tunnel Run

by Pam Withers

Whitecap Books | February 28, 2011 | Trade Paperback

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Join Jake and Peter as they BMX their way through another adventure. " Pam`s books have wide appeal to boys and girls, to avid and reluctant readers, to teens and to younger children who are looking for a challenging high-interest book. " - The Bookmark Fifteen-year-olds Jake and Peter share a burning desire to excel at as many extreme sports as they can, and to surpass each other in the process. They always seem to land themselves in the middle of an action-packed, adrenaline-pumping adventure while they`re at it. In BMX Tunnel Run , the latest installment in Pam Withers` highly acclaimed series, the daredevil duo discover an underground maze of mining tunnels. Jake and Peter ride through their latest escapade on BMX bikes -- underground. Equipped with night-vision goggles, the teens have to defy a group of hostile riders as they struggle to find their way back to daylight. Along the way, the action is heightened when Peter is forced to deal with some personal misfortunes.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 231 pages, 7.04 × 4.3 × 0.46 in

Published: February 28, 2011

Publisher: Whitecap Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1552859045

ISBN - 13: 9781552859049

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Bmx Tunnel Run

by Pam Withers

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 231 pages, 7.04 × 4.3 × 0.46 in

Published: February 28, 2011

Publisher: Whitecap Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1552859045

ISBN - 13: 9781552859049

About the Book

Jake and Peter's latest adventure finds them riding BMX bikes in an underground maze of mining tunnels and defying other hostile riders. The series author is an experienced journalist and outdoor enthusiast well able to keep readers on the edge of their seats.

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The Maze Jake Evans gripped the handlebars of his BMX bike tightly and leaned into the sharp curve. "Noooo!" he protested as his tires made it around a blind U-turn, and a dead end threatened to imprint itself on his face. He squeezed the brakes and prepared for contact as he felt himself hurled over the handlebars. The body-jarring landing knocked the wind out of him. Dust filled his nostrils as he struggled to suck in air. He''d landed like a dead beetle, face and legs up to the clear blue sky, buttocks against a cornstalk that blockaded the path. Bits of gravel on the narrow, dirty trail pressed into his bare back. As he lay there breathing hard, a crackling sound overhead startled him. Then something hard fell through the air and landed on his gut like a light punch. He lifted his chin and closed a hand around it. "Corn on the cob," he announced to a chickadee that had just perched itself on the stalk tops high above him. "If you have to crash a bike, at least a cornfield is softer than concrete." He peeled the coarse husk away from the cob and examined the pale yellow corn. "Nope, not ripe. Anyway, I prefer ''em cooked and buttered." He tossed the cob away, into the shadows of the thick forest of stalks that surrounded him. The bird twittered and flapped away. "Hey," he called to it. "Come back and tell me how to get out of here." Corn mazes had always intrigued Jake, and he''d been totally into it when his best buddy Peter Montpetit had suggested they sneak into this on
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Table of Contents

  1. The Maze
  2. Copperton
  3. Locals
  4. Abandoned Mine
  5. Practice
  6. Oxygen
  7. Tunnels
  8. Fathers and Sons
  9. First Heat
  10. Nailing It
  11. Hardware Store
  12. Night Vision
  13. Chains
  14. Crowbars and Tanks
  15. Blazing New Trails
  16. Deeper
  17. Snakes and Ladders
  18. Jake''s Jump
  19. Into the Darkness
  20. Caverns of Night
  21. Huddle
  22. Houdini and Bond
  23. Cleanup

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About the Author

From the Publisher

Join Jake and Peter as they BMX their way through another adventure. " Pam`s books have wide appeal to boys and girls, to avid and reluctant readers, to teens and to younger children who are looking for a challenging high-interest book. " - The Bookmark Fifteen-year-olds Jake and Peter share a burning desire to excel at as many extreme sports as they can, and to surpass each other in the process. They always seem to land themselves in the middle of an action-packed, adrenaline-pumping adventure while they`re at it. In BMX Tunnel Run , the latest installment in Pam Withers` highly acclaimed series, the daredevil duo discover an underground maze of mining tunnels. Jake and Peter ride through their latest escapade on BMX bikes -- underground. Equipped with night-vision goggles, the teens have to defy a group of hostile riders as they struggle to find their way back to daylight. Along the way, the action is heightened when Peter is forced to deal with some personal misfortunes.

About the Author

Pam Withers&lsquo&#59; best-selling series combines her passion for outdoor adventure with her journalism background. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times and Adventure Travel magazine. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Pam Withers‘ best-selling series combines her passion for outdoor adventure with her journalism background. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times and Adventure Travel magazine. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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