Terror at Bottle Creek

Sold by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 9-12
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In this gritty, realistic wilderness adventure, thirteen-year-old Cort is caught in a battle against a Gulf Coast hurricane. Cort's father is a local expert on hunting and swamp lore in lower Alabama who has been teaching his son everything he knows. But when a deadly Category 3 storm makes landfall, Cort must unexpectedly put his all skills-and bravery-to the test. One catastrophe seems to lead to another, leaving Cort and two neighbor girls to face the storm as best they can. Amid miles of storm-thrashed wetlands filled with dangerous, desperate wild animals, it's up to Cort to win-or lose-the fight for their lives.

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About the author

Watt Key lives in southern Alabama with his family, near the swamp where this story takes place. His debut novel,Alabama Moon, was named to Time Magazine's list of the Best Hundred YA Books of All Time. Terror at Bottle Creek is his fourth book.
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Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Published on
Jan 5, 2016
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9780374374310
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Boys & Men
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Marriage & Divorce
Juvenile Fiction / Nature & the Natural World / Disasters
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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