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About The Book
This is the story about survival, and about a 13-year-old misfit's attempts to find footing in a hostile and threatening world.
Desperate, driven, harassed to the breaking point, Slake decides to go underground -- into the sheltering depths of the New York City Subway where he ends up staying for one hundred and twenty-one days.
- Publisher: Aladdin (May 31, 1986)
- Length: 128 pages
- ISBN13: 9780689710667
- Grades: 4 - 7
- Ages: 9 - 12
- Fountas & Pinnell™ Y These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System
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