Island [NOOK Book]

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A teenage girl follows a mysterious boy to an island with a dark secret



Since she was born, Rachel’s whole life has been planned out for her, from prep school to the Ivy League to a job as a doctor or lawyer. Only her grandfather understands that, at thirteen, she would rather just be a kid. Rachel is suffering through a boring yacht party when she catches the eye of a ...
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Island

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Overview


A teenage girl follows a mysterious boy to an island with a dark secret



Since she was born, Rachel’s whole life has been planned out for her, from prep school to the Ivy League to a job as a doctor or lawyer. Only her grandfather understands that, at thirteen, she would rather just be a kid. Rachel is suffering through a boring yacht party when she catches the eye of a busboy who, like her, doesn’t seem to belong. He convinces her to do something impulsive: She jumps off the boat to take a dip in the ocean. It’s the biggest mistake she’ll ever make.
 
Rachel nearly drowns, and wakes up on the beach of a mysterious island called Onieron. It’s almost like a theatrical summer camp, with boys and girls in costumes, having fun. Though it’s nice at first, soon Rachel just wants to go home. But leaving the island is something the Onieronians will never allow.
 
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.
 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781453248249
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Publication date: 3/20/2012
  • Series: Watchers , #5
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 759,526
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Peter Lerangis

Peter Lerangis (b. 1955) is a bestselling author of middle-grade and young-adult fiction whose novels have sold more than four million copies worldwide. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Lerangis was working in musical theater when he began editing fiction, which eventually led to writing novels of his own. He got his start writing novelizations under the pen name A. L. Singer, as well as installments of long-running series such as the Hardy Boysand the Baby-sitters Club. Lerangis began publishing under his own name with 1994’s The Yearbook and Driver’s Dead.
 
In 1998 Lerangis introduced Watchers, a six-novel sci-fi series that won Children’s Choice and Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers awards and led to an invitation to dine with the President of Russia at the White House. His other work includes the Abracadabra novels; the Spy X series; Drama Club, a four-book series about high-school theater based on his own Broadway experiences; and exactly three and a quarter books in the New York Times–bestselling 39 Clues series. He lives with his family in New York City, not far from Central Park.
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    A book that you will enjoy, and share with others.

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