Three Days by Donna Jo Napoli

Three Days

byDonna Jo Napoli

Paperback | July 14, 2003

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While driving in the Italian countryside, eleven-year-old Jackie's father suddenly collapses at the wheel. Fear for her father's life quickly turns to terror when two Italian men kidnap her and drive to their remote home in the countryside.  Jackie soon discovers that her captors are actually a family, plagued by a mysterious secret. Award-winning novelist Donna Jo Napoli has created a haunting thriller that gives life to Jackie's utter desperation and determination to escape.

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Donna Jo Napoli was born in 1948. She has earned three degrees from Harvard University: a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.A. in Italian Literature, and a Ph.D. in General and Romance Linguistics. She has taught on the university level since 1970, is widely published in scholarly journals and has received numerous grants and fellowships in th...

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Title:Three DaysFormat:PaperbackPublished:July 14, 2003Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142500259

ISBN - 13:9780142500255

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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"Nightmarish scenes...a suspenseful reading experience." -School Library Journal

"Taut and suspenseful...the present-tense narration gives it a you-are-there immediacy."-The Horn Book