Wildfire
  • Author : Rodman Philbrick
  • Release Date : 21 May 2022
  • Publisher : Blue Sky Press
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 13 : 133826690X
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Book Description: Thirteen-year-old Sam Castine is at summer camp while his mother is in rehab, but when the camp is evacuated ahead of a fast moving wildfire, he makes the mistake of going back for his phone, and finds himself left behind, disoriented, and running for his life, together with a girl, Delphy, from a different camp--finding an old jeep keeps them going, but in the wilds of Maine, there are only logging roads and the deadly crown fire is everywhere.

Wildfire

Wildfire

Author : Rodman Philbrick
Publisher : Blue Sky Press
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Thirteen-year-old Sam Castine is at summer camp while his mother is in rehab, but when the camp is evacuated ahead of a fast moving wildfire, he makes the mistake of going back for his phone, and finds himself left behind, disoriented, and running for his life, together with a girl, ...

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Publisher : Purich Books
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Nature
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