The Body of Christopher Creed

The Body of Christopher Creed

eBook - 2008
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[set star] "Plum-Ucci knows her audience and provides her readers with enough twists, turns, and suspense to keep them absorbed." -- School Library Journal (starred) "A complex, credible look at alienation, compassion, loyalty, and cruelty." -- The Bulletin
Chris Creed grew up as the class freak -- the bullies' punching bag. After he vanished, the weirdness that had once surrounded him began spreading. And it tore the town apart. Sixteen-year-old Torey Adams's search for answers opens his eyes to the lies, the pain, and the need to blame someone when tragedy strikes, and his once-safe world comes crashing down around him. Includes an interview with the author and a reader's guide. This e-book includes a sample chapter of FOLLOWING CHRISTOPHER CREED.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008
ISBN: 9780547416908
0547416903
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (256 pages)
Call Number: eBook

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GCPL_Teen Jun 30, 2017

A really interesting mystery about a student who disappears without a trace.

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tocch101
May 15, 2014

An addictive author. The stories suck you into what it feels like to be on the inside, the outside, and in the middle while slowly understanding everyone in-between. A wonderful read about all of our places and how we are perceived.

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Red_Cat_944
Aug 07, 2012

It's a really great book! Really grabbed me into the story after the first few chapters!

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blue_crocodile_289 Aug 21, 2012

blue_crocodile_289 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 11

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Aug 07, 2012

Red_Cat_944 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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thisgrrlreads Nov 19, 2013

"I’m not like you guys anymore. You all…have perfect lives. And when something happens, like a suffering kid turns up missing, it’s like the joke of the century. Because your lives are perfect." (page 33)

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Aug 07, 2012

"People can love their lies, tell their lies, believe their own lies until hell pays a visit. But this whole story is true. That's the point of it."

Victor "Torey" Adams,
Formerly Mr. All-American Football Kicker, Blond Geeky Haircut for Little League and All That, Formerly of Steepleton, Southern New Jersey

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