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Threatened

Threatened

Series: Ape Quartet (Book #2)
by Eliot Schrefer

Into the jungle. Into the wild. Into harm's way.


When he was a boy, Luc's mother would warn him about the "mock men" living in the trees by their home, chimpanzees whose cries would fill the night.


Luc is older now, his mother gone. He lives in a house of mistreated orphans, barely getting by. Then a man calling himself Prof comes to town with a mysterious mission. When Luc tries to rob him, the man isn't mad. Instead, he offers Luc a job.

Together, Luc and Prof head into the rough, dangerous jungle in order to study the elusive chimpanzees. There, Luc finally finds a new family, and must act when that family comes under attack.


As he did in his acclaimed novel Endangered, a finalist for the National Book Award, Eliot Schrefer takes us somewhere fiction rarely goes, introducing us to characters we rarely get to meet. The unforgettable result is the story of a boy fleeing his present, a man fleeing his past, and a trio of chimpanzees who are struggling not to flee at all.
Ages
14, 15, 16
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 11
DRA
60
Guided Reading
Y
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
288
Genre
Adventure

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Eliot Schrefer Eliot Schrefer is the author of Endangered, a 2012 National Book Award finalist in Young People's Literature. He is also the author of The Deadly Sister, The School for Dangerous Girls, Glamorous Disasters, and The New Kid.

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