The Dead Boys

 
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The Dead Boys
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10+
Release Date
September 02, 2010
ISBN
0399252223
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There's a dark side to Teddy's new town... When Teddy Mathews moves to Richland, his main concern is making new friends. But something is not right about this quiet desert town: All the boys he meets seem to vanish before his eyes, while the imposing shadows of the giant tree outside his house appear to be hiding more than darkness. With the branches of the massive sycamore scratching at his window, Teddy's life becomes a waking nightmare that no one else believes. Can Teddy escape the tree's terrifying grasp and solve the mystery of the missing boys before he becomes the next boy to disappear?

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Kept my heart racing the entire time!
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12 year old Teddy Matthews just moved to Richland, Washington with his mother. While he's out exploring the town, he meets some boys his age. He soon realizes that something is wrong with the boys he is meeting. And what is up with the creepy old tree next door that seems to be trying to get him? Can Teddy figure out what is going on with his new friends and the tree before it's too late?

I loved, loved, loved this book! I'm an adult woman, okay, let's just get that out there. However, this book got my heart racing and I was scared! You will never look at the trees in your yard the same. You'll be on the edge of your seat the entire book, especially with the spine tingling pictures at the beginning of each chapter! Each new chapter gets your heart pumping even more! This book is really well written and any tween will love it! Be ready to love this book and then not be able to sleep in your bedroom for weeks!


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