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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HarperCollins; Reprint edition August 8, Language: Books for Reluctant Young Readers. Oct 16, Cole rated it it was ok. Pauline, Brodie’s crush, with another boy. His cousin, in trying to cover for Brodie, has made it worse.

Guilt tears at him like the treacherous current of the Blackwater itself, but when mysterious notes are left at his door, his guilt transforms into fear. Audio version was fine-nothing great or terrible. It’s bknting easy read and bunfing suspensful. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Books for Reluctant Young Readers. The ending has somewhat of a resolution but not enough for my very literal students. This book isnt interesting and very predictable. Brodie’s lies make him a hero, but inside, his guilt tears at him like the treacherous current of the Blackwater itself, which has become a horrifying reminder of his part in the tragedy.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Another good read and another good selection for lit circles. Also known as Evelyn Bolton and A. When the police arrived Alex said Otis pulled Pauline off the rock and said Alex tried to save them.

What if something really bad happened buntinh you were just messing around with someone? Showing of 34 reviews. One of them is drowned, and the other bunfing is missing. Alex reminds me of my cousins.

One morning Brodie woke up early to take Alex down to the blackwater at the part where it was damned to make a pond. An overwhelming wave of jealousy hits Brodie. I can see why it impacted him so much, since he blakcwater read it really young. Share your thoughts with other customers. Lists with This Book.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She is one of the most acclaimed and versatile children’s book authors, with more than two hundred novels and picture books to her credit. They stuck with this lie for awhile. I shuffled and touched the paper clip dispenser on his desk. There was a problem adding your email address. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Instead, it’s a book about a child dealing with death and guilt. Customers who bought this item also bought. She is with another guy.

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Brodie and Alex defy the truth as they try to forget. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The middle was ok and it did get a little more interestng. They drown he runs. Page 92 – I, well, we’ve been discussing things and we’d like you to give us a call as soon as you can. How does that attitude affect us and those around us? Injured, half drowned himself and sedated by the doctor, he has no chance to set the record straight at first, and as time goes by, the prospect of telling the truth becomes harder to contemplate.


Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. It appealed to me because I was looking for a mystery story which this book is. Im currently reading this at school for my L. It did have a little bit of suspense throughout the book.

Is this just one book or is there a countinuation? Brodie asked Paulina out on a date and she takes him up on it but then finds out she is talking to Otis. Jun 09, Sarah rated it really liked it.

What happens when you make a mistake? He had his entire summer planned out with his friends until his cousin, Alex, comes and ruins it for him. Its so intruiging and its amazing, we can never get enough of it!

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