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Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff 0440238021 9780440238027
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Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff

Sam must solve the mystery of who he really is. Sam is almost 11 when he discovers a locked box in the attic above his grandfather Macks room, and a piece of paper that says he was kidnapped. There are lots of other words, but Sam has always had trouble reading. Hes desperate to find out who he is, and if his beloved Mack is really his grandfather. At night hes haunted by dreams of a big castle and a terrifying escape on a boat. Who can he trust to help him read the documents that could unravel the mystery? Then he and the new girl, Caroline, are paired up to work on a school project, building a castle in Macks woodworking shop. Caroline loves to read, and she can help. But shes moving soon, and the two must hurry to discover the truth about Sam. This psychological mystery explores a childs deepest genetic need for belonging. An engrossing examination of a profound theme in the deft hands of a discerning author.Kirkus Reviews,Starred Exquisitely rendered story of self-discovery. . . . Given the authors expertise at developing sympathetic characters and creating a suspenseful plot, readers will find the complexity of Sam vulnerabilities to be as intriguing as the unfolding enigma of his past.Publishers Weekly,Starred

Author: Patricia Reilly Giff

Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 176

Publisher: Yearling

Publication Date: 2009-04-14

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ISBN: 0440238021

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