The Screaming Eagles
Welcome to the world of the Frightmares books. Full of excitement and suspense, each will keep your heart pounding right until the end. Peg Kehret’s popular series is creepy, but never grisly. It is a favorite of young readers across the country. Sixth graders Kayo and Rosie are on a motor home trip with Rosie’s parents in the North Cascades National Park. The two girls can’t resist a chance to hike high up into the hills, where they sight several bald eagles. But when a poacher nabs one of the baby eaglets from its lofty nest, Kayo and Rosie suddenly find themselves on a dangerous chase that will lead them deep into unfamiliar territory. Screaming Eagles is a hair raising adventure, yet it is also packed with information about the National Park and its wildlife. As the two resourceful girls race to avoid capture by the poacher and find their way out of the wilderness, they gain a fuller understanding of the dangers facing wild animals and their habitats.