Avalanche by Paul Kropp


Avalanche by Paul Kropp

It was just a school trip, just a winter hike through the mountains. Nothing more. But when a wall of snow comes sliding down, fifteen kids have to fight for their lives...So who's going to win the fight...? Books aren't your thing? Don't worry. You just haven't read the right ones yet. These books are 'page-turners'. Whether they are funny or exciting, or emotional, they are all about believable people. This isn't Hogwarts, it's the real world. They are designed, first and foremost, to be really enjoyable - great stories that will have you hooked from the first page and won't let up - or let you down - until you've finished. Basically, they don't muck about: they start off gripping, and keep up with the action until the very last page. The books have everything from trappings, snow disasters, Arctic strandings, bullies, mystical horses, hackers, missing kids, juvenile prison, death-defying crashes, ghosts, divorce, hold-ups, death and honour, street gangs, drugs, intense sport...you name it. So whatever your 'flava', we have something to tickle your fancy. Pick one up and enjoy the ride...


Avalanche would make a valuable addition to a school library, classroom novel set or a child's personal library. Resource Links, v.11 (2), December 2005: Canada.

About the Author

Paul Kropp is the author of many popular novels for young people. His work includes six award-winning young adult novels, many high-interest novels, as well as writing for adults and younger children. Mr. Kropp's most popular novels for young adults, Moonkid and Prometheus and Moonkid and Liberty, have been translated into German, Danish, French, Portuguese and two dialects of Spanish. They have won awards across the globe. Paul Kropp lives in an 1889 town-house in Toronto's Cabbagetown district with his wife Lori and is a popular speaker for teachers and librarians on issues related to reading.

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96 pages


Paul Kropp
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Publication date

1st May 2007



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