Trouble In Paradise
Sixteen-year-old Travis is looking for a good time. A vacation in Mexico with his mother, sister, and little brother might cramp his style, but he's willing to take that risk for a chance to cruise the beaches.
Travis soon discovers that even with his headphones and shades, he can't completely cut himself off from his family's problems. He begins to understand why his father didn't come with them: His mother is contemplating a divorce. Meanwhile his younger brother, Teddy, becomes increasingly obsessed with protecting some endangered sea turtles near the resort.
In spite of himself, Travis is drawn into Teddy's efforts to save the turtles. But it takes a devastating tragedy beyond his imagining to shake Travis out of his cynicism a tragedy that will change his family forever.
|Publisher:||Atheneum Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||4.05(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.32(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of many popular adventure stories for young readers, including Bearstone and Beardance. His picture book, Beardream, illustrated by Jill Kastner, is a companion to these novels. Seven of his novels have been chosen by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young Adults. A graduate of Stanford University and former language arts teacher, he lives in Durango, Colorado, with his wife, Jean. Longtime backpackers and river runners, they have spent many years exploring the mountain and canyon settings of Will's stories.
To learn more about the author and his books, visit Will's Web site at www.WillHobbsAuthor.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
this book is boring in the beginning but picks up a few chapters in. the story has twists and tunrs! its great
We both think that this book wasn't that great even thought we are only a little past the halfway mark we dont think that it is going to get better it is just plan out boring but who knows it might get a little more exciting but this book is pretty bad.
I am completely obsessed with turtles and this book was awesome and sad TURTLE 10