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High Interest Publishing Inc., 2005 - Fiction - 91 pages

A group of teens on a winter camping trip with their school are struck by an avalanche and tragedy ensues.  Based on a true story.

Reading level: Grade 3.4 (Lexile 570)  Interest level: Grades 6-10

HIP SR novels are exciting, high-action stories with realistic characters and authentic teen issues, written for students in Grades 6-12, reading at Grade 3-4 reading level.


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About the author (2005)

Paul Kropp was born in Buffalo, New York on February 22, 1948. He received a B.A. degree from Columbia University and a M.A. degree in 17th century English poetry at the University of Western Ontario. He got his teacher's certification and started writing for his struggling students. He became a full-time author in 1994. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 70 books including Burn Out, Wilted, Cottage Crazy, and Ski Stooges. He also co-founded High Interest Publishing, a company that produces materials for reluctant readers. He died from cancer on August 22, 2015 at the age of 67.

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