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Abrahams, Peter.
New York : Laura Geringer Books/HarperTeen, 2009
ISBN 0061227676
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“Except for football Fridays, Cody Laredo’s favorite day of the school year was always the last.” That’s because aside from football, there isn’t much about school that Cody really likes. Make that football and his girlfriend, Clea, the smartest, prettiest, sweetest, and richest girl at school. They even make it through a summer apart when Clea’s father decides to send her overseas to Hong Kong. But then Clea drops a bombshell: she is headed to boarding school in Vermont. As if school wasn’t bad enough without Clea, a torn ACL stops Cody’s football career cold. As the weeks drag on, Cody stops bothering to show up at school at all. Then he sees this newspaper headline: “Local Girl Missing.” It seems Clea went out for a horseback ride at her new school and never came back; she vanished without a trace. With just a recent letter from Clea to provide clues, Cody sets out on a cross-country road trip to Vermont to join the search party. His quest to win back the girl of his dreams turns into a frantic race to save both of their lives. This is a pageturner with plenty of suspense, red herrings, shady characters, and even some great football scenes in the mix. (Amy Pickett) (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award nominee, 2011)
SUBJECTS:     Missing persons -- Fiction.
                        Social classes -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Dropouts -- Fiction.
                        Gambling -- Fiction.

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