Posted in Adventure

Download PDF by Christopher Cloud: A Boy Called Duct Tape

By Christopher Cloud

Pablo Perez is a 12-year-old child with out a lot going for him. His classmates have dubbed him “Duct Tape” simply because his tattered discount-store shoes are held jointly with…you guessed it, duct tape. He can’t break out the bullying.

Pablo’s good fortune alterations after he unearths a $20 gold coin whereas swimming together with his sister in a river close to their domestic. Pablo later buys a $1 treasure map on the county reasonable. The map exhibits the path to the “lost treasure” of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Pablo can’t support yet ask yourself: Is there a hyperlink among the map and the gold coin?

He is set to determine, and he, his 9-year-old sister, Pia, and 13-year-old cousin, Kiki, rent an ill-mannered cave consultant, Monroe Huff, and start a treacherous underground event looking for treasure. Their treasure hunt is made extra perilous simply because they're being via the evil Blood brothers, who wish the treasure for themselves. The Blood brothers will cease at not anything to say the treasure as their very own.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Boy Called Duct Tape PDF

Best adventure books

Atlantis God (Jack Howard, Book 6) - download pdf or read online

Booklet 6 within the Jack Howard sequence. united kingdom identify is The Gods of Atlantis.

Atlantis. The world’s mightiest empire. Its secrets and techniques were misplaced to the ocean’s depths, yet during this high-action race opposed to the clock, marine archaeologist Jack Howard is set to determine that the gods of Atlantis reside on—through a terrifying new evil.

A misplaced Nazi bunker in a woodland in Germany includes a dreadful mystery. yet is there a frightening new measurement to the Nazis’ rule of terror? while Jack Howard, head of the foreign Maritime college, and his group of adventurers go back to the misplaced island of Atlantis within the Black Sea, they detect they’re not only at the path of the main sought-after treasures in background yet are approximately to discover a shocking hyperlink among Atlantis and the Thirties expeditions of Himmler’s Ahnenerbe, the Nazis’ division of Cultural history. yet unbeknownst to Jack, shadowy figures from his prior are becoming a member of forces—and they've got their very own ghastly imaginative and prescient for a brand new Atlantis. Can he cease them sooner than it’s too past due?

New PDF release: To the Last Breath: A Memoir of Going to Extremes

A trip to the main severe issues in the world and deep contained in the human spirit
    
Before Georgetown physics professor Francis Slakey got down to climb the top mountain on each continent and surf each ocean, he had close himself off from other folks. His lectures have been mechanical; his relationships have been little greater than how one can fill the evenings. yet as his trip veered dangerously off beam, every thing approximately him started to swap.
    
A gripping experience of the physique and brain, To the final Breath depicts the search that leads Slakey worldwide, nearly takes his lifestyles, demanding situations his fiercely held ideals, and opens his center. The scientist in Slakey explores the historical past of Robert Falcon Scott’s doomed Antarctica excursion, the know-how of mountain climbing, and the geophysics of waves. however it is the demanding situations he endures and the folks he encounters—a Lama who supplies him a mysterious amulet, a life-or-death selection atop Everest, an ambush at gunpoint in Indonesia, a head-on collision within the excessive desert—that culminate in a relocating lesson approximately what it capability to be human.

New PDF release: The Last Night: Anti-Work, Atheism, Adventure

Our secular society turns out to have eventually chanced on its new God: paintings. As technological growth makes human labour superfluous, and over-production destroys either the financial system and the planet, paintings continues to be better than ever as a mantra of common submission. This e-book develops a fully-fledged conception of radical atheism, advocating a disrespectful, opportunist squandering of obedience.

Extra resources for A Boy Called Duct Tape

Example text

The Sergeant be­lieved that any or­der that did not come from him­self or from Cap­tain Urquhart was an un­nec­es­sary or­der. Ven­ables caught up with Sharpe. ” “In­dia does that,” Sharpe said sym­pa­thet­ical­ly. ” “Not yet,” Sharpe said and wished he was car­ry­ing a mus­ket so he could touch the wood­en stock for luck. ” Ven­ables scut­tled away and Urquhart rode back to the com­pa­ny's right flank with­out ac­knowl­edg­ing Sharpe's pres­ence. Ma­jor Swin­ton, who com­mand­ed the bat­tal­ion while Colonel Wal­lace had re­spon­si­bil­ity for the brigade, gal­loped his horse be­hind the ranks.

Sharpe shook his head. ” "Sup­pose it does. Quite right. And they must have sailed from Britain long be­fore you got the jump up, eh? So you'll still be the mess ba­by. " Old fel­low? Quite right, Sharpe thought. He was old. Prob­ably ten years old­er than Ven­ables, though Sharpe was not ex­act­ly sure for no one had ev­er both­ered to note down his birth date. En­signs were youths and Sharpe was a man. ” Ven­ables shout­ed in de­light and Sharpe looked up to see that a round shot had struck the edge of an ir­ri­ga­tion canal and bounced ver­ti­cal­ly up­wards in a show­er of soil.

He guessed. “Enough to do the job. ” ' “Yes, sir,” Sharpe said, and knew that he would have noth­ing to do there. The men un­der­stood their du­ty, the cor­po­rals would close the files and Sharpe would sim­ply walk be­hind them like a dog tied to a cart. " There was a sud­den crash of guns as a whole bat­tery of en­emy can­non opened fire. Sharpe heard the round shots whip­ping through the mil­let, but none of the mis­siles came near the 74th. The bat­tal­ion's pipers had start­ed play­ing and the men picked up their feet and heft­ed their mus­kets in prepa­ra­tion for the grim work ahead.

Download PDF sample

A Boy Called Duct Tape by Christopher Cloud


by Robert
4.4

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 7 votes