Blackwater (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback)) [Eve Bunting] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “A novel that will long flicker in readers’. Thirteen-year-old Brodie Lynch was ready for the perfect summer of adventure along the awesome Blackwater River. That was before everything changed. When a foolish prank turns into a tragedy, thirteen-year-old Brodie Lynch learns how to deal with the lies and guilt he has due to the part he played in what ha.

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It was suspensful because he didnt know what to do he thought it was just a joke. A amazing spiral office guilt truly eats at a person. Other than that the book was very plain and ordinary. A few years later, Bunting enrolled in a community college writing course.


Customers who bunhing this item also bought. Maybe more you know. When a harmless prank goes too far, the unthinkable happens. Thirteen-year-old Brodie Lynch was ready for the perfect summer of adventure along the awesome Blackwater River. Their lies to the police, just like the rest of the story,is told in third person limited.


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The thinking about lies and who they hurt are challenged here. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. But then again, it wasn’t amazing either. View all 3 comments. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Sign up here to blackdater your FREE alerts.

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The middle was ok and it did get a little more interestng. It is not always easy to tell the truth. One morning Bodie takes Alex down to the pond which abuts the tumultuous Blackwater River He wants to tell, but also is scared to. Brodie and Alex defy the truth as they try to forget. They’re always pulling pranks on bhnting parents, me, and other people.

He was also suppose to be going to the movies with Pauline Genero, buntinng Alex ruined that. His cousin Alex is staying with him during the summer.


My 7th and 8th grade ELL students loved this book both boys and girls.

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Substitute taught in a 7th grade English class and they were reading it–so I finished it during lunch. View all 23 comments. They must wonder, who else saw what happened? I think the story’s not bad, but blackawter is a little immature for me.

Clunky writing when in the head of a 13 year old boy. Brodie had been looking forward to the summer a camping trip, maybe a movie date with a special girl.

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A harmless prank goes too far, and in the end one teen is drowned and another is missing. Guy either kills someone or finds someone dead and then leaves in a river. In the beginnng it was very boring.