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Author: Brock Cole; Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Farrar/Straus/Giroux, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two misfits at summer camp find inner strength and self-knowledge when they are cruelly marooned on an island by fellow campers. Literature of Delight. Two children are stripped of their clothes and marooned on an island for the night by their fellow campers. They are the "goats." They escape and learn, in addition to survival-on-the-run skills such as petty thievery and grand theft/auto, cooperation, intimacy, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brock Cole; Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0374326789 9780374326784
OCLC Number: 16539126
Target Audience: 550
Description: 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Brock Cole.

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Two misfits at summer camp find inner strength and self-knowledge when they are cruelly marooned on an island by fellow campers. Literature of Delight. Two children are stripped of their clothes and marooned on an island for the night by their fellow campers. They are the "goats." They escape and learn, in addition to survival-on-the-run skills such as petty thievery and grand theft/auto, cooperation, intimacy, and loyalty. Quietly witty, this remarkable book yields new depths with each reading. Stripped and marooned on a small island by their fellow campers, a boy and a girl form an uneasy bond that grows into a deep friendship when they decide to run away and disappear without a trace.

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