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 get away the bullying.
Pablo’s good fortune alterations after he reveals a $20 gold coin whereas swimming along 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 support 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, lease an ill-mannered cave advisor, Monroe Huff, and start a treacherous underground experience 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 assert the treasure as their very own.
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I wish I knew what he wanted— lunch or anything else. ” “Almost,” murmured Dedham. “We could offend them mortally and not even know it. ” “Now, Charles,” Dedham said. “We’ve invited him here—” “—because the fort is not built for receiving guests of honor,” Dedham said easily as Sir Charles paused. ” Dedham laughed. “But four o’clock in the morning,” Sir Charles said. “I think we should be thankful that it occurred to him to give us any warning at all. ” The colonel stood up, and Richard promptly took his place behind him.
And it is duller blood that has brought us to what we are, what we remain—what remains to us. Avoid the Outlanders, if you can. They can’t, or won’t, understand us; they don’t recog- The Blue Sword 43 nize horses from oxen, and will try to put the yoke on you that they have hung on the rest of our land. ” He could see his father standing in one of the inner courtyards of the City in the mountains, staring at one of the fountains, water running shining over the colored stones of the Hills, talking half to himself.
Mr. Peterson had been seated across from her at dinner, and had not appeared to pay any attention to the conversation on the other side of the table. But later in the evening he appeared at her side. She was surprised; he spoke rarely enough at social gatherings, and was notorious around the station for avoiding young unattached ladies, including his daughters’ friends. They sat in silence at first; Harry wondered if she should say anything, and if so, what. ” He stopped again, but this time she waited patiently for him to continue and did not try to prompt him.
A Boy Called Duct Tape by Christopher Cloud