Playing Chicken by Paul Kropp
  

Synopsis

Playing Chicken by Paul Kropp

Josh wanted to fit in with the guys. That's all. Simple! Well, maybe the gang did a few crazy things? But, hey, that's what fun's all about! Isn't it? So the party rolls on...Until Guzzo dares Josh to a race too far. A race that ends in tragedy...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...

Reviews

This series is 'must have

.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.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Paul Kropp
More books by Paul Kropp

Publisher

Publication date

1st May 2007

ISBN

9781906053338


I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools