The Kidnapping Of Christina Lattimore

Paperback | March 15, 2004

byJoan Lowery Nixon

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She spots the masked man in the dark, lonely parking lot - but too late. Grabbed and drugged, Christina is kidnapped and held for ransom. When her family pays, she thinks her ordeal is over. But then she realizes that her family thinks she planned the kidnapping! How will Christina prove her innocence?

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She spots the masked man in the dark, lonely parking lot - but too late. Grabbed and drugged, Christina is kidnapped and held for ransom. When her family pays, she thinks her ordeal is over. But then she realizes that her family thinks she planned the kidnapping! How will Christina prove her innocence?

JOAN LOWERY NIXON (1927-2003) is the author of more than 130 books for young readers, and the only four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. She lived in Texas, the setting for many of her mysteries.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.43 inPublished:March 15, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152050310

ISBN - 13:9780152050313

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Wasn't bad, wasn't great... Was ok The Kidnapping Of Christina Lattimore By Joan Lowery Nixon was so-so for me.I read it awhile back but I still remembered that I was disappointed. I was really excited to read it because I thought it would be intense and action pack but I didn't get much of that. On the back on the book it says that "she struggles to stay alive" when her kidnapper feeds her and gives her water, and books to read. And then when her family pays the kidnappers ransom she thinks it's all behind her but then finds out that her own family thinks she orchestrated her own kidnapping to get the money for a summer-in-france program that she wanted to go to but wasn't aloud to. This book was still good thought. I just wanted something more to make it really exciting. But thats just my opinion.
Date published: 2011-08-21

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