Stolen Children by Peg Kehret audiobook

Stolen Children

By Peg Kehret
Read by Madeleine Lambert

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing
3.78 Hours 1
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Amy learned a lot in her babysitting course—butnot what to do if two thugs show up, intent on kidnapping. When Amy agreed tobabysit little Kendra Edgerton, she had no idea she was stepping into a kidnappingplot. Armed with misinformation and a weapon, the two men force the girls outof the house and take them to a remote cabin in the woods. There they makevideos of the girls and mail them to Kendra’s wealthy parents in an effort toget ransom money. After several of her escape attempts fail, Amy is forced tomake one last, desperate move, sending clues to the police through the videos.But time is working against her. In StolenChildren, award-winner Peg Kehret crafts a suspenseful thriller with aspunky, resourceful heroine.

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Summary

Summary

Amy learned a lot in her babysitting course—butnot what to do if two thugs show up, intent on kidnapping.

When Amy agreed tobabysit little Kendra Edgerton, she had no idea she was stepping into a kidnappingplot. Armed with misinformation and a weapon, the two men force the girls outof the house and take them to a remote cabin in the woods. There they makevideos of the girls and mail them to Kendra’s wealthy parents in an effort toget ransom money. After several of her escape attempts fail, Amy is forced tomake one last, desperate move, sending clues to the police through the videos.But time is working against her.

In StolenChildren, award-winner Peg Kehret crafts a suspenseful thriller with aspunky, resourceful heroine.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Stolen Children features an interesting story and a strong female character.” School Library Journal
“Plot-driven and consistently paced, this quick read has ample suspense and drama.” Booklist
“The story is fast-paced, plot-driven, and involving, with comic relief provided by the captors’ fumbling machinations and little Kendra’s behavior. A sure hit for the intended audience.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Peg Kehret

Author Bio: Peg Kehret

Peg Kehret’s novels for children, which usually contain both humor and suspense, are regularly recommended by the American Library Association, the International Reading Association, and the Children’s Book Council. She has won many state “young reader” or “children’s choice” awards. Before she began writing books for children, she published plays, short stories, articles, and two books for adults. Kehret is a frequent speaker at conferences for librarians and teachers.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.78
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English