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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,643 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Patricia Reilly Giff Narrator: Staci Snell Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Sam is almost 11 when he discovers a locked box in the attic above his grandfather Mack’s room, and a piece of paper that says he was kidnapped. There are lots of other words, but Sam has always had trouble reading. He’s desperate to find out who he is, and if his beloved Mack is really his grandfather. At night he’s 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 Mack’s woodworking shop. Caroline loves to read, and she can help. But she’s moving soon, and the two must hurry to discover the truth about Sam.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This intimate story realistically examines friendship, family secrets, and the struggles of a learning-disability child trying to make sense of the world.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, November 19, 2007:
  • This intimate story realistically examines friendship, family secrets and the struggles of a learning-disability child trying to make sense fo the world."
  • Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, December 1, 2007:
    "An engrossing examination of a profound theme in the deft hands of a discerning author."
  • Interview, The New York Times: In the Region, February 3, 2008:
    "Handling difficult subjects with sensitivity is Mrs. Giff’s specialty. If she has tried to drive home a single point in all her stories, it is that ordinary people are special — and that children, most of all, need to feel that way."
  • “An engrossing examination of a profound theme in the deft hands of a discerning author.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A 2009 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee for Best Juvenile Ficiton

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Liz | 2/15/2014

    " very suspenseful, great author, reading another one of her's now "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jacqueline | 2/13/2014

    " This book was very fascinating. I thought the author did an excellent job of hooking the reader right form the start and really keeping them guessing through the entire thing. I think this would be a great read for for a fourth-sixth grader. It might even be fun to do as a class read. Students could work on their prediction skills, or study the ways the author unravels the story a little at a time. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Steph | 2/11/2014

    " Addtional appeal to kids with learning disabilities...Main character struggles with dsylexia. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Paula Vaughn | 1/31/2014

    " Not the mystery I thought it would be. I t was a very good story of friendship and family. "

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