Burning for Revenge

Burning for Revenge

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From Hell to Stratton isn’t an easy trip, especially when the enemy’s headquarters lies somewhere in between. And that’s exactly where Ellie and her friends unwillingly find themselves—smack in the middle of the Wirrawee airfield. With only five of them against hundreds of armed soldiers, escape seems like a suicide mission. The odds aren’t good, and Kevin’s nervous breakdown isn’t helping matters.

Ellie and her compatriots are back, battling to stay alive and struggling to stay together in John Marsden’s latest book in the TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN series. High-speed truck chases, unexpected river journeys, and treachery by one of their own are just a few of the problems these Australian teens face in this gritty tale of war and survival.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 146 x 210 x 25.65mm | 476g
  • Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0395960541
  • 9780395960547
  • 902,477

Review quote

Ellie and her friends are back in this fifth volume of Marsden's adventure series . . . If your library owns volumes one through four, this is a must buy. If you haven't yet discovered Marsden's writing, it is well worth investigating. --School Library Journal (10/00) School Library Journal The adventure, the sense of isolation, and the touch of sophisticated romance will draw readers of both genders to this well-crafted novel and others in the series. --Booklist (10/1/00) Booklist, ALA Poignant. Something for everyone. --Kirkus Review 10/01/00 Kirkus Reviews Teens who are inured to the visceral thrills delivered by a big screen and Dolby surround sound just may be convinced by Marsden's latest that humble print on paper can conjure the same edge-of the-seat delights. --The Bulletin (11/00) The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books The story is gripping, the action is riveting, and the characters are intelligent. . . . . Readers of the previous novels will grab this installment eagerly. --VOYA (10/00) VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates)
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15,014 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 41% (6,120)
4 40% (6,032)
3 17% (2,495)
2 2% (318)
1 0% (49)
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