Thursday, July 31, 2008
"The Creek" Jennifer L. Holm
Penny and her family moved to Mockingbird Lane. Penny heard her friends talked about a boy named Caleb who used to terrorize the town. He used to set fires hurt kids, and animals. Penny and her family weren't concerned though because he left years ago. Now Caleb's came back to harm the town more than he did before. Everyone in the town was terrified of him now because he was more dangerous than ever. All of the things that Caleb did before were happening again. When one of Penny's friend's house almost burned down, Penny starts to think that she is in danger. Penny starts to get paranoid and is to scared to leave her own home. Penny and her friends know that it was Caleb doing all of the terrible things to the town, but the police can't do anything about it because they don't have any evidence. The kids decide that if no one is going to do anything then they have to stop Caleb themselves. Except now they are in greater danger. Caleb is now after them.
I loved this fiction this book. It was a thriller. I didn't know what to expect. I had to keep reading to figure out what would happen next. I would rate this book a 5 out of 5.