Cheating for the Chicken Man

Cheating for the Chicken Man

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A companion novel to Priscilla Cumming's highly acclaimed"The Red Kayak"and"The Journey Back" Thirteen-year-old Kate Tyler must ask herself how far she will go to protect her older brother, J.T., when he returns home after nearly a year in a juvenile detention facility, only to find himself ostracized and bullied as he attempts to make a fresh start. Kate compromises her own values and risks getting herself into serious trouble as she launches a secret campaign to protect her brother long enough for him to find his place in the family and in the world again. As a follow-up to "Red Kayak, Cheating for the Chicken Man "brings J.T., Kate, and Brady Parks together again as they struggle with the complicated issues of fairness, friendship, and forgiveness."show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 147 x 216 x 30mm | 431g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0525426175
  • 9780525426172
  • 2,057,782

Review quote

Praise for Priscilla Cummings' "The Red Kayak "and "The Journey Back" A Bank Street College "Best Children's Books of the Year for 2013" An ALA Best Book for Young Adults 2006 A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, 2005 VOYA's Review Editor's Choice List, 2005show more

About Priscilla Cummings

Priscilla Cummings is the author of eight novels for children. She lives in Annapolis, Maryland.show more

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103 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 28% (29)
4 35% (36)
3 33% (34)
2 2% (2)
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