The Castaways

The Castaways

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ADRIFT AT SEA, Tom Tin and his four convict companions are only too glad when they come upon a deserted ship. The boys clamber aboard, not knowing whether they've been saved or set on a course toward doom. But after rescuing two men stranded on a melting iceberg, Tom begins to suspect that these unsavory sailors are dangerous castaways from this very vessel. The more Tom questions the men, the more they dislike him. So, when Tom overhears them plotting to get rid of him, he knows they mean it. But the other boys don't feel threatened - at least not until the sailors attempt to sell them as slaves, a decision that ends with death for some . . . and with Tom sailing the ship home to England. Soon Tom discovers that he has to cast away every ill-intentioned companion from his voyage home before he can truly be free. From the Hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9780440238126
Branch Call Number: J PB L

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wallnich729 Apr 05, 2012

This book was one of the best books I've ever read. I like how at the begining, the book instantly submerges you in the action, so there's never a dull moment. The book kept me on my toes, and I was tempted not to miss a single word. Koodo's to Iain Lawrence!

dragoon Apr 09, 2009

This book was also an interesting and fast pace book like Darkwing. I really enjoyed reading this book.

mapler12 Apr 07, 2009

This was a good book but i didn't find it to appealing it was and ok book.

sk Mar 30, 2009

This book was kind of all over the place. I couldn't figure out what was ahppening sometimes. I think for Red Maple, we could've read the first book in the series; it would have gotten readers interested in the series and they would have understood the book more.

jil14 Mar 30, 2009

The character decriptions in this book could have been more clear for people who haven't read the first books in the seris

vc_angel Mar 30, 2009

Everyone thought that this book was SOOOO boring, but I thought it was pretty cool. (Well, it WAS boring at SOME parts, not all, you know!) You guys should really read it!

Janey Mantione Mar 23, 2009

This book was...interesting. It was kind of confusing because it is the third (?) in the series and not very much background information was supplied. However, it had a good storyline and it was really different, so I enjoyed it despite the confusingness.

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Mar 23, 2009

nomianted as Rep Maple award 2009

Taylor_S Mar 23, 2009

ummm is this a good book ??????????????????/

ToadLime Mar 23, 2009

Is this about pirates?

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sk Mar 30, 2009

This book is a sequel to The Cannibals by Iain Lawerence. It is about a young man named Tom Tin who has to go on a journey to London in search of a diamond. This diamond, however, has a curse. Mr. Goodfellow (who doesn't resemble his name what so ever) is also after the diamond. He imprisoned Tom's father and Tom will do anything to get revenge on Mr. Goodfellow. Mr.Goodfellow will do anything to get the diamond but when Mr. Goodfellow tricks Tom into giving him the diamond, he dicovers that the joke is really on him!

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