Last Man's Reward by David Patneaude

Last Man's Reward

David Patneaude


Last Man's Reward by David Patneaude

When a chance yard-sale purchase nets five boys a Willie Mays rookie card worth $4,000, their lives seem to narrow and intensify. The boys devise a ';last man' contestthe winner gets the Mays card, and the losers get zip. Twelve-year-old Albert has a life-and-death reason for winning the cardand his own very special terrors about the abandoned mine where the boys have hidden it for safekeeping. Just how far is Albert willing to go to be the last man?';Suspense, adventure, and a daring last-minute rescue will keep readers engaged throughout.' The Horn Book GuideWhen David Patneaude was a youngster, his favorite story was Robert Louis Stevenson'sTreasure Island, a tale of adventure, suspense, mystery, and best of all, buried treasure. David never found pirate plunder of his own, but now he digs for a different kind of hidden lootstory ideas. David lives in Woodinville, Washington, with his wife, a junior-high-school librarian. They have three grown children and two grandsons.

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14th January 2014




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