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Thompson, Julian F.
New York : Scholastic, 1986.
IL 5-8
Two FBI agents are looking for Jordan Paradise. They've just caused his guardian to be hit by a car. His parents committed suicide twelve years ago to avoid torture which they suspected would be their lot for not handing over their secret for a deadly virus to be added to the germ warfare arsenal. Eric is the FBI agent who is prepared to kill not only Jordan but the other four kids he's traveling with. Sweets, the other FBI agent isn't as sure Jordan needs to be eliminated. After all, he was only two when his parents left him in the care of his guardian. Sweets has to figure out what to do about Eric to protect Jordan. The author, Julian Thompson, lives in Vermont and his descriptions of the country store and woods where Jordan and his friends go to think are really familiar to New Hampshire campers.
SUBJECTS:     Antinuclear movement -- Fiction.


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