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Trap of Gold
     

Trap of Gold

by Alison Smith
 

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 5-8 Margaret Cassidy, the 14-year-old heroine of this fast-paced suspense story, senses she is being watched by a stranger. During her flight to safety, she loses a gold nugget necklace, a gift from her father. Aided by her friend George and his dog, she searches unsuccessfully for the gold nugget, narrowly escapes drowning in a flash flood and finally confronts the sinister watcher in an old abandoned gold mine. Smith has cleverly blended an action-packed mystery with the problems of an independent teenager adjusting to a new family arrangement and added a colorful assortment of believable characters, both human and animal. A successful adolescent novel that will leave Smith's fans wanting more. Cynthia K. Leibold, Anderson High School, Cincinnati

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780396087212
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1985
Pages:
176
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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Hometown:
Brooklyn, New York
Date of Birth:
December 12, 1968
Place of Birth:
Rochester, New York
Education:
B.A., Brown University, 1992
Website:
http://www.namealltheanimals.com

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