Peril at Pier Nine

Peril at Pier Nine

Book - 2007
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"A daring, impulsive boy, Jack lives to sail, have adventures and get in trouble. When the Noronic docks at Ward Island, he and his friends gather to admire it, but you need an invitation from one of the passengers to come on board. Jack spots Henry, a quiet, lonely boy from Boston with not much knack for making friends, and talks him into inviting Jack and his group to tour the ship. The Noronic is everything Jack has dreamed of, a grand Great Lakes cruise ship, equipped with the latest features, its top three decks full of fashionable passengers. Jack vows that one day he will captain this ship. And in the course of the tour, Jack and Henry become friends. Jack can't sleep that night and looks out towards the pier. To his horror, he sees that the ship is on fire and without thinking he tears down to the harbour and takes out the island's only motorboat, hoping to help the passengers. People crowd the deck because the only way off the ship, three decks below, is already engulfed. Jack sees Henry on deck and calls to him as Henry's dad helps him jump in the water. Jack is able to pull Henry and many others from the water although Henry's dad is lost. Another rescue boat joins him and between them they save 51 people, although 118 perish. Jack is a hero of sorts, but many people blame him for taking the boat out on his own instead of calling someone older to help." --From the publisher.
Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan : Coteau Books, c2007.
ISBN: 9781550503760
Characteristics: 193 p. :,ill. ;,19 cm.


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Apr 07, 2009

This is the best book I have ever read!!!

Mar 31, 2009

I love the action and adventure Jack faces the more action there was the more i wanted to read it!

Mar 30, 2009

this book was very good. i liked it very much.

Mar 30, 2009

I believe that this book started off too slow. It got good in the middle but the beginning was very slow which made me not want to read it.

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Mar 30, 2009

This book isn't the best book because for some readers like me feel like it's a torture . It's because the book starts off VERY slow.

Mar 30, 2009

i think that this book,peril at peir nine, is really cool and i like the parts where its really suspenseful and it makes me want to keep reading

Mar 30, 2009

This hast to be my favorit book so far and I realy like it so I would totaly tell anyone its a realy good book and it a long and intaresting book but there is a little bit of gore so i would recomend it to pople age 7 and up and thats the end of my coment

Mar 27, 2009

I liked it.

Mar 27, 2009

I like this book. Even though most people like the main character, Jack. I personally vote for Lucy Mae so to even it up so people don't become bad!!!!!

Mar 27, 2009

this book has alot of acton

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