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Blackwater (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback)) [Eve Bunting] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “A novel that will long flicker in readers’. Thirteen-year-old Brodie Lynch was ready for the perfect summer of adventure along the awesome Blackwater River. That was before everything changed. When a foolish prank turns into a tragedy, thirteen-year-old Brodie Lynch learns how to deal with the lies and guilt he has due to the part he played in what ha.

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Jumping into Black-water has been easy. He grabes her foot and she falls in so does the kid she is with. I shuffled and touched the paper clip dispenser on his desk. Thirteen-year-old Brodie is unhappy with his cousin, Alex, buntijg before he arrives to stay for the holidays.

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Return to Book Page. Worked out great for my project for teaching middle school literature. Did someone see what really happened?

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When he arrived to the shore he saw Pauline and Otis rolling down the Blackwater. An overwhelming wave of jealousy hits Brodie. This book is easily to get hooked on. I co-taught the book with our reading teacher and used a blackwwter of graphic organizers to help with vocabulary and comprehension. Also evd knew that he did it because he got a not that said tell. When a harmless prank goes too far, the unthinkable happens. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.


I wished the book would have continued to show how Brodie and family dealt with the fallout. Thanks for telling us about the problem. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Share your thoughts with other customers. Please provide an email address. The book ended with Brodie finally telling the truth that he killed Paulina and Otis. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Jul 13, Katie Seehusen rated it really liked it Shelves: This book is a thriller.

Pauline Genero was supposed to go see a movie with him later that week. Brodie’s lies make him a hero, but inside, his guilt tears at him like the treacherous In an unusually weak story from the prolific Bunting, a teenager wavers between staying silent and confessing his responsibility for a half-serious prank that results in two deaths.

Brodie was not able to deal with the pressure of people thinking he was a hero when he wasn’t. Hinton and Jerry Spinelli will devour this thrilling story about a harmless prank that goes too far.

One morning Bodie takes Alex down to the pond which abuts the tumultuous Blackwater River Brodie was involved in a terrible accident. It turned out to be a very good book. Great book for summer reading. How they’re always getting in trouble.

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One morning Brodie woke up early to take Alex down to the blackwater at the part where it was damned to make a pond. This book was mediocre because of its poor choice of ending the book. It did have a little bit of suspense throughout the book.


Alex goes to get help and Brodie tries to save them himself, but it was useless. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Top Kid Picks.


This book i thought would have been better, but once i started reading it i wasn’t has excited as i thought i would be. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Alex is a part of a trouble making gang in LA called the Vultures.

They drown he runs. Get to Know Us. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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I would reccomend it to anyone to read. But besides that it was fine. Instead, it’s a book about a child dealing with death and guilt. I think this is human nature. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Feb 15, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. His cousin, Alex, comes to stay with Brodie’s family for the summer. This was a great book. Published first published