Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 276 Pages, 4.72 × 6.69 × 0.79 in
Published: November 1, 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0152063862
ISBN - 13: 9780152063863
About the Book
The often-tortured class weirdo has disappeared, leaving an enigmatic note on the school library computer. Is he a runaway, a suicide, or a murder victim?
From the Publisher
Chris Creed grew up as the class freak?the bullies'' punching bag.
After he vanished, the weirdness that had once surrounded him began
spreading. And it tore the town apart. Sixteen-year-old Torey
Adams''s search for answers opens his eyes to the lies, the pain,
and the need to blame someone when tragedy strikes, and his
once-safe world comes crashing down around
him. Includes an interview with
the author and a reader''s guide.
About the Author
is the author of
numerous novels for teens, including What Happened to
and Streams of Babel.
She lives in
southern New Jersey.
Plum-Ucci has been widely praised for capturing the heart
and voice of teens while seamlessly combining reality with the
supernatural. Her first novel, The Body of Christopher
Creed, was a Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book, an ALA Best
Book for Young Adults, and IRA-CBC Children''s Choice, and a
finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult
Mystery. Her subsequent books have all earned much critical acclaim
and many award citations.
[set star] "Plum-Ucci knows her audience and provides her readers
with enough twists, turns, and suspense to keep them
absorbed."-School Library Journal (starred) "A
complex, credible look at alienation, compassion, loyalty, and