The Map Trap

The Map Trap

eBook - 2014
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This map-tastic middle grade story from Andrew Clements gives the phrase "uncharted territory" a whole new meaning!Alton Barnes loves maps. He's loved them ever since he was little, and not just for the geography. Because maps contain more information than just locations, and that's why he likes to draw maps as well as read them. Regular "point A to point B" ones, sure, but also maps that explain a whole lot more—like what he really thinks about his friends. And teachers. Even the principal. So when Alton's maps are stolen from his locker, there's serious trouble on the horizon...and he'll need some mad cartographic skills to escape it. From "a genius of gentle, high-concept tales set in suburban middle schools" (The New York Times), this stand-alone story is off the charts.
Publisher: 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781416997290

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Berlysbooks Nov 17, 2017

A very enjoyable read! Alton loves mapping things, but his maps show personal information about the teachers and kids at school, like his map of "Miss. Wheeling's Brain, " "Which Tests were Cheated on the Most," and "How Many Times Mrs. Buckley said “um” over Morning Announcements." When they are stolen, Alton does everything possible to get them back and learns more about his classmates than a map can uncover.

me too cant wait

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mouna18
Nov 01, 2015

I want to get this book when I come to the library later on so see ya sucker

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