The Body Of Christopher Creed

Paperback | November 1, 2008

byCarol Plum-Ucci

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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. [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 cruelty.''- The Bulletin

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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 wit...

Carol 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 criti...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 7.06 × 5.08 × 0.71 inPublished:November 1, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152063862

ISBN - 13:9780152063863

Appropriate for ages: 12

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