Remember Me
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Black Duck
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TYPE
AGE
Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14 
READABILITY
4.8 
PAGES
252 p. ; 
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PUBLISHER
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Paperback
ISBN 9780142409022
Publisher Summary
Years afterwards, Ruben Hart tells the story of how, in 1929 Newport, Rhode Island, his family and his best friend's family were caught up in the violent competition among groups trying to control the local rum-smuggling trade.

It is spring 1929, and Prohibition is in full swing. So when Ruben and Jeddy find a dead body washed up on the shore of their small coastal Rhode Island town, they are sure it has something to do with smuggling liquor. Soon the boys, along with Jeddy’s strongwilled sister, Marina, are drawn in, suspected by rival bootlegging gangs of taking something crucial off the dead man. Then Ruben meets the daring captain of the Black Duck, the most elusive smuggling craft of them all, and it isn’t long before he’s caught in a war between two of the most dangerous prohibition gangs.

"Riveting mystery and nonstop adventure." --School Library Journal
 
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