By Christopher Cloud
Pablo Perez is a 12-year-old child with out a lot going for him. His classmates have dubbed him “Duct Tape” simply because his tattered discount-store shoes are held jointly with…you guessed it, duct tape. He can’t break out the bullying.
Pablo’s success alterations after he unearths a $20 gold coin whereas swimming together with his sister in a river close to their domestic. Pablo later buys a $1 treasure map on the county reasonable. The map indicates the path to the “lost treasure” of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Pablo can’t aid yet ask yourself: Is there a hyperlink among the map and the gold coin?
He is decided to determine, and he, his 9-year-old sister, Pia, and 13-year-old cousin, Kiki, rent an ill-mannered cave advisor, Monroe Huff, and start a treacherous underground event looking for treasure. Their treasure hunt is made extra perilous simply because they're being by means of the evil Blood brothers, who wish the treasure for themselves. The Blood brothers will cease at not anything to say the treasure as their very own.
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Being alone is very difficult, he had realized. 62 Fugitives set out It was three days—three long days—before Ruby was well enough to walk about the room and venture out onto the verandah alone. She still limped and the swelling had not fully gone from her ankle, but the fever had left her and the cuts and abrasions and even the ugly wound on the scalp had healed. She was eating well now and since there was no one to get the smell of cooking from upstairs, they had figured out how to use the gas burner that had been stored in the bedroom.
I hope it is not broken," she whispered. "Probably not," he replied matter-of-factly. "When I broke my arm two years ago, I was screaming with pain. " She rolled up her jeans and looked at the offending joint. It was swollen. " Amit asked. "I don't know," she replied. " she asked, aghast. "I am not going back 45 there! Who are you anyway? You said you are a friend but you want to take me back to those hoodlums! " "No. I am a friend. Your friend. And I will take you to a secret place in the house.
Probably a double wall, he realized. He kept on going until he reached the bottom of the stairs. There was no one on the verandah, but the door to the main suite was open and he could hear voices from inside. "Let them search the whole night if necessary! Tomorrow we'have to send the old man some evidence that we have her in our power. " Someone came out of the main bedroom and Amit pulled back into the shadows, going back up a few stairs so that he was hidden. A man crossed the space where the staircase was located and went into another room.
A Boy Called Duct Tape by Christopher Cloud