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Avi

Eleven-year-old Kevin Cartwright can hardly believe his ears when his father, a brave soldier wounded in the Revolutionary War, announces that he is leaving Philadelphia and never coming back. He is heading into the untamed wilderness of New Jersey, where he hopes to find a peaceful place to raise Kevin and his little sister. But in 1783, New Jersey is filled with secret traps and hidden dangers. Before the family has traveled far, Kevin is captured by the mysterious Captain Grey and his murderous band of pirates. These lawless men of the sea say they have killed the boy’s father and sister. Will Kevin be next? Or will he find a way to escape? Avi, who won the Newbery Honor Award for The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, has once again created a thrilling historical novel packed with adventure and danger. One of today’s most popular and highly acclaimed authors of books for young readers, Avi has been honored with numerous awards, including the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children’s Books Authors.

Eleven-year-old Kevin Cartwright can hardly believe his ears when his father, a brave soldier wounded in the Revolutionary War, announces that he is leaving Philadelphia and never coming back. He is heading into the untamed wilderness of New Jersey, where he hopes to find a peaceful place to raise Kevin and his little sister. But in 1783, New Jersey is filled with secret traps and hidden dangers. Before the family has traveled far, Kevin is captured by the mysterious Captain Grey and his murderous band of pirates. These lawless men of the sea say they have killed the boy’s father and sister. Will Kevin be next? Or will he find a way to escape? Avi, who won the Newbery Honor Award for The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, has once again created a thrilling historical novel packed with adventure and danger. One of today’s most popular and highly acclaimed authors of books for young readers, Avi has been honored with numerous awards, including the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children’s Books Authors.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Eleven-year-old Kevin Cartwright can hardly believe his ears when his father, a brave soldier wounded in the Revolutionary War, announces that he is leaving Philadelphia and never coming back. He is heading into the untamed wilderness of New Jersey, where he hopes to find a peaceful place to raise Kevin and his little sister. But in 1783, New Jersey is filled with secret traps and hidden dangers. Before the family has traveled far, Kevin is captured by the mysterious Captain Grey and his murderous band of pirates. These lawless men of the sea say they have killed the boy’s father and sister. Will Kevin be next? Or will he find a way to escape? Avi, who won the Newbery Honor Award for The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, has once again created a thrilling historical novel packed with adventure and danger. One of today’s most popular and highly acclaimed authors of books for young readers, Avi has been honored with numerous awards, including the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children’s Books Authors.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ron Keith

Length:

3h 51m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:12


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:10


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:30


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:32


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

10:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:51


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

10:00


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:53


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

10:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:13


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:02


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:33


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:48


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:52


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:51