Threatened by Eliot Schrefer


byEliot Schrefer

Hardcover | February 25, 2014

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A gripping journey into the world of chimpanzees - and the life of an African boy whose fate becomes entwined with them - from National Book Award Finalist Eliot Schrefer

An African boy living on the streets escapes his jailer by heading into the forest with a scientist who is not entirely what he seems. They've come to study chimpanzees, but when the scientist disappears, the boy must fend for himself - andthen join forces with the chimps to save their habitat from unwelcome intruders.

About The Author

ELIOT SCHREFER is the author of Endangered, The Deadly Sister, The School for Dangerous Girls, Glamorous Disasters, and The New Kid. He lives in New York City when he is not visiting bonobos in Congo. Visit him online at

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Title:ThreatenedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.59 × 5.79 × 0.93 inPublished:February 25, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545551439

ISBN - 13:9780545551434

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Praise for EndangeredNational Book Award Finalist*"[An] intense adventure . . . clearly written from the heart." -Publishers Weekly, starred review"The novel tackles tough ethical dilemmas without offering easy answers . . . a poignant and movingstory." -School Library Journal"Schrefer creates a vividly realized setting and a harrowing portrait of the chaos of a country at war . . .nature-loving teens will be captivated." -BooklistPraise for Threatened"Schrefer, in this carefully researched companion to readers an exciting adventure story while deepening their understanding of primates and their place in the natural world." -Horn Book