Into the Trap

Craig Moodie

Roaring Brook Press

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An action-packed adventure about thieves, fishing, and two boys who lay a trap that will save the day.
 
Eddie's family has been trapping lobsters for generations. but lately someone has been stealing their catch. When Eddie happens across the thieves' trap, he knows it's up to him to bring in the culprits. With the unlikely help of a boy who has run away from sailing camp, Eddie embarks on an adventure that puts his very life at risk.

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CHAPTER ONE
AUGUST 12, 4:05 A.M.
 

EDDIE ATWELL TOOK LIGHT STEPS onto the dock, hoping to keep the warped planks from creaking, and paused by the stack of lobster traps. He looked back at the house beyond the trees. Only the dim porch light showed through the leaves. He took a deep breath and got a better grip on the fishing pole and tackle box he held in one hand and the bucket of live eels in the other. He glanced at the traps beside him stacked higher than his head. Warps coiled, buoys painted, bait bags ready, they waited to be loaded aboard Marie A.

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Two boys. 50 lobster traps. 24 hours to get them back.

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"What sets the novel apart from similar offerings is the tidy compression of events into a precise twenty-six hour and twelve minute time frame, and the contrast between plainspoken, assertive Eddie and formally eloquent, game but bumbling Briggs.” --BCCB
 
“Into the Trap is the perfect book to stick into a duffel bag for a young camper—along with a flashlight for reading under the folds of a sleeping bag.” --BookPage

"...an action-packed tale with boat chases that may appeal to some boys." --SLJ

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INTO THE TRAP by Craig MoodieKirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of INTO THE TRAP . "What happens on the water stays on the water," is the attitude in this fishing community on the fictional New England community of Fog Island.
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About the Author

Craig Moodie

CRAIG MOODIE is the author of The Sea Singer and Seaborn, as well as several works of adult fiction. He lives in Franklin, Massachusetts.

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Into the Trap
Craig Moodie

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Roaring Brook Press
July 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429976510
ISBN10: 1429976519
Middle-Grade Fiction208 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$7.99

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Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
July 2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596435858
ISBN10: 1596435852
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 600LL
AR Quiz Number: 140433
AR Book Level: 3.9
AR Points: 1

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