Bait by Alex SanchezBait by Alex Sanchez


byAlex Sanchez

Paperback | July 6, 2010

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Diego has gotten into trouble because of his temper before. But when he punches out a guy in school who was looking at him funny, he finds himself in juvenile court, facing the possibility of probation, or worse—juvenile jail. Mr. Vidas is assigned as his probation officer, but Diego doesn’t trust or like him. However, he doesn’t have a choice—he has to talk to Mr. Vidas, or he’ll find himself in worse trouble. It’s only when Diego starts to open up to Mr. Vidas that he begins to understand that the source of his anger is buried in his past—and to move beyond it, he needs to stop running from his personal demons.
Title:BaitFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:July 6, 2010Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416937749

ISBN - 13:9781416937746

Appropriate for ages: 12


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Well Written I really enjoy the way Alex Sanchez writes, the story is realistic and compelling.
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What a ride! From the first page on, I was spellbound, even though I didn't really expect any surprises. Alex Sanchez has a real talent to make his characters come alive. I went through many highs and many lows with Diego and Vidas during this book, but one of the secrets of Mr. Sanchez is, that he never cheats his readers. In the end this is a wonderful story about a boy learning to confront himself (with a little guidance) trying to make peace with the world. A truly fantastic read!
Date published: 2013-06-20

Editorial Reviews

“An authentic and tender story…Sanchez does a masterful job.”—Publishers Weekly