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Wood, Don.
New York : Blue Sky Press, 2008
IL 3-6, RL 5.9
ISBN 0439726719

(2 booktalks)

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Booktalk #1

When brothers Sumno and Duffy are told they must travel to a volcanic island to help an aunt they have never met, they are both surprised and a little suspicious. When they arrive on the island, they soon discover that their mysterious auntie is up to no good. They are sent on an expedition straight into an erupting volcano. Things are not what they seem as the brothers try to escape the volcano and their relatives in this action adventure that will immediately hook young readers.  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards Program, 2009-2010)

Booktalk #2

Two brothers, Duffy and Sumno Pugg, are sent to Hawaii to visit their mysterious aunt. Duffy is excited but Sumno is worried, he doesn’t know these so called relatives.  The boys and their cousins are soon sent on an expedition to explore a volcano…. a dormant volcano that is waking up. The situation is dangerous when the expedition gets lost inside an erupting volcano. How will Duffy and Sumno escape? What will they find inside that volcano?  (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2009-2010)

SUBJECTS:     Volcanoes -- Fiction.
                        Brothers -- Fiction.
                        Islands -- Fiction.
                        Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
                        Cartoons and comics.
                        Adventure fiction.
                        Graphic novels.

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