Boston: Little, Brown, 2009
was just an average 15 year old girl, until her mother left her and her
timid 8 year old brother with a workaholic dad. Now, she has to do all
the cooking and cleaning while taking care of her brother. Reggie enjoys
scary things whether itís movies, books, or pranks. But one day, at the
bookstore where she works part time, her whole world changes. She finds
a book called ďThe Vours.Ē To Reggie itís just another scary book, but
as she reads it to her brother one night, she realizes that the story could
be true. The next day, she notices her once scared, nice brother is now
a mean, scary, little jerk. And when Reggie and her best friend, Aaron,
try to save her brother from the Vour inside of him, they learn dark secrets
about the Vours. They will have to face their greatest fears to save the
soul of her brother that was stolen by the Vour. His body is there, but
not his soul; will Reggie ever get her brother back?
Prepared by: Taylor Schultz for South Carolina Young Adult Book Award Nominees, 2010-2011
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