The Castaways by Iain Lawrence
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The Castaways Summary
The spirited adventure that began in The Convicts and continued in The Cannibals has its riveting conclusion in The Castawaysin which Tom Tin and his four convict companions save two sailors stranded on an iceberg. There's Mr. Beezley, with his tattooed hands and icy stare; and Mr. Moyle, with his pig-like face and rotten teeth, who supposedly eats children. As Tom grows wary of the men, he suspects they are plotting to get rid of him. But how? And if Tom and the other boys cant stop the sailors, will they ever make it home to England, where Tom's diamond remains buried, and where he still stands a chance of sorting out his tangled fate?
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"Readers of the previous books will particularly enjoy learning how Tom comes to terms with his fate." - Children's Literature
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Iain Lawrence Author Biography
Iain Lawrence was born in Ontario, Canada. A former journalist, he now writes full time. In addition to his magazine and newspaper articles, he is the author of numerous acclaimed novels, including The Cannibals, The Convicts, Gemini Summer, B for Buster, The Lightkeeper's Daughter, Lord of the Nutcracker Men, Ghost Boy, and the High Seas Trilogy: The Wreckers, The Smugglers, and The Buccaneers. He lives on Gabriola Island, British Columbia.
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