The theme can be seen when Susan had an interview with the cops and Mark told her what to say but she didn't want to say it but it was the best choice at that point because she didn't know what else to say. Griffin alive or so they believe. Jeff had a game that day and Betsy did cheerleading for the game. They wanted to pull a prank on Mr. I can't tell for sure, but that's my best guess. Griffin, because the semester befor I read this for my 7th Grade English class with Mr.
Betsy arrives in the parking lot after the boys have left with Mr. The storyline is exciting and leaves you wanting more. Griffin on the hills for 7 complete hours. He thinks that the plan will work to shake up the teacher enough to make him ease up on them. The group of students have to use their wits and ability to keep such a big secret from being discovered. This book is especially good for teenagers who think they have problem teachers, and would like an answer to some questions about how teachers really think.
My opinion of the book is that this is a great book. Griffin, because the semester before, Mark had plagiarized a term paper with help from his former girlfriend, Lana Turnbolt, who stole the paper from the college she was attending at the time. Miraculously, Susan is saved by Kathy Griffin, who recognizes her husband's Chevy in Susan's driveway when she sees Susan's house on fire. He was not the only one to fail this assignment, however. I did not know or understand why some of the characters are how they are. Soon they are all questioned and they struggle to keep their story's straight and some do not know what to do.
The plan was for Mark, Jeff, and David to kidnap Mr. Reading this as a teenager is quite a different experience reading it as an adult. One interesting thing about this book was that it switched between a lot of characters' points of view. He had asked her how she was going to pay the property taxes. Can you guess why was Mr. Griffin only to find that he is dead.
Griffin characters and reflect on any additional conclusions which can be created about this intriguing novel. He joins Mark's plan to have fun because he knows that he might not do this kind of stuff when he's older and it would be a good high school memory to remember. Griffin, who knows that her husband didn't just disappear and leave her. I was very sad to hear that she had passed away and so I have a mission to revisit as many of her books as I can get hold of. He didn't and soon later died fom an axiety attack. Griffin, he begins to plot an elaborate plan to scare him to death. He is the one who comes up with the plan to kidnap Mr.
Although I am already familiar with Duncan's talented writing, I was still surprised how sad and tragic this book came across. I guess I'd recommend this book to people who are ready, mature enough, to like it and not think it silly or too gross or morbid or depressing, but it doesn't necessarily have to be people who like this sort of book, or this style, normally, because I certainly didn't and look where I am now. They took at least two chapters just planning how they were going to kidnap Mr. Mark decides that they will cover up their accidental murder instead of going to the police. The plan involved an innocent decoy named Susan. Since I liked this book, I will definitely recommend it to other people.
Mark goes all ballistic and tries to kill Susan once he finds out that she knows he killed Dave's grandmother. Five teens decide to kidnap their overdemanding, taskmaster English teacher so that he gets a taste of the anger he inspires in his students who are unappreciative of the fact that Griffin, in his own rough way, really just wants them to be prepared for college. When they get to the mountains, they find Mr. There are points of this where I sort of want Lois Duncan was a fixture in my library hauls as a teenager. Setting: Taking place in New Mexico, the backdrop of desert mountains and red sands can be imagined. Once it got to about the last four chapters of the book, I was interested and wanted to keep reading, but by that time, it's to late. She fears that her husband will try to force their unborn child to be perfect, that he will not accept him for who he is.
The story ends with Susan telling the truth to the police about what happened and who was involved. McConnell, John and Paula Garrett, and Dolly Luna. They took at least two chapters just planning how they were going to kidnap Mr. The point of view is third person and it helps by letting the reader know what is going on in each of the characters minds and their actions. These concealed evils are so deeply imbedded that people forget or choose to forget the existence of these malicious thoughts.