Eddy, Chet, and Rusty take a winter trip with their fathers to a cabin in Michigan. They have fun camping in the woods and cooking over a fireplace, The boys are enjoying sledding and playing in the snow until they accidentally overhear two men talking in the woods and find a discarded suitcase after witnessing a police chase. From there things really begin to heat up.
This is the kind of adventure pre-teens will love.
We found the underlying theme overpowering.
He enjoyed the story and agreed with the message of honesty and sincerity in life.
The story has an underlying Christian message that may, in the end, turn off non-Christian readers. The message being that living a life of Christian values will lead you down the proper path in life. While we enjoyed the book and agreed with the message, we were turned off by the religious-tract nature of the story.
This is an adventure story for pre-teen children.
The chapter set-up allows you to create opportunities to open discussions about what kids think the characters will do or should do, and what they would do.
10 to 12
8 to 12
Read with a 9-year-old child.
At least borrow. Some readers will enjoy the book for the adventure appeal. Christian readers will certainly love it.