Bio-pirate

Bio-pirate

by Michele Martin Bossley
Bio-pirate

Bio-pirate

by Michele Martin Bossley

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Overview

Trevor, Robyn and Nick decide they have a mystery to solve when Trevor discovers a suspicious-looking young man snooping around.

The three learn about missing research involving the use of carob beans to aid in cancer treatment-potentially valuable information. With a shady-looking grad student, a bitter activist, and an employee of a medical research firm to deal with, our amateur sleuths are faced with their greatest challenge yet.

This short novel is a high-interest, low-reading level book for middle-grade readers who are building reading skills, want a quick read or say they don’t like to read!


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781551438931
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Series: Orca Currents Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: HL570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Michele Martin Bossley is the author of numerous books for young people, including Jumper and Kicker in the Orca Sports series. A frequent speaker at writing conferences and schools, Michele divides her time between writing and parenting her four sons. She lives in Calgary.

Read an Excerpt

It had only been seconds, but I glanced up and realized that I was alone in the office. The rest of the class had already reached the stairwell.
A pair of eyeballs peered over the edge of the desk. I froze in shock.
They were human eyeballs...that were still attached to a human head.
I suppressed the urge to yell as a guy popped up from behind a desk and started toward me. Something metal gleamed in one hand. He had a scruffy goatee, a nose ring and a tattoo on his upper arm.
The spit in my mouth dried instantly. My feet were moving before my brain gave the command to run. I sped out of the office and down the stairs, slamming the door behind me.

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