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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Avon Tempest
Publication date April 1, 2004
Pages 224
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060517502
ISBN-10 0060517506
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $16.99
Other format details juvenile
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Having found freedom and happiness as a member of a traveling fair, seventeen-year-old Michael Daye's past comes calling when his mother goes on trial for killing his brutal step-father and he now must decide whether or not to leave his contented world in order to help his mother in her time of need.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

I shouldn't have come back to Miami. . . . I've been escaping cops' notice for a year now -- since I ran away. I'm no longer Michael Daye, high school athlete with a promising future. Now I look like someone with no future. I look like a carny.

A year ago Michael's life seemed pretty good, at least from the outside. But with a new stepfather in the picture, his world was actually violently out of control. When Michael grabs a chance to leave town with a traveling fair, he finds that their motto of “don't ask, don't tell” is a welcome refuge from the unbearable situation at home.

But now Michael is back in Miami, and his mother is on trial for murder. As the day of her trial draws closer, Michael wonders how much longer he can hide from his past . . . and his future.



Editions
Hardcover
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1 edition from Avon Tempest (April 1, 2004)
9780060517502 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.99
About: A year after running away with a traveling carnival to escape his unbearable home life, sixteen-year-old Michael returns to Miami, Florida, to find that his mother is going on trial for the murder of his abusive stepfather.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Harperteen (April 1, 2005)
9780060517526 | details & prices | 277 pages | 4.75 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.40 lbs | List price $8.99
About: A year after running away with a traveling carnival to escape his unbearable home life, sixteen-year-old Michael returns to Miami, Florida, to find that his mother is going on trial for the murder of his abusive stepfather.
Library
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1 edition from Avon Tempest (April 1, 2004)
9780060517519 | details & prices | 224 pages | 4.75 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.90 lbs | List price $17.89
About: A year after running away with a traveling carnival to escape his unbearable home life, sixteen-year-old Michael returns to Miami, Florida, to find that his mother is going on trial for the murder of his abusive stepfather.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (April 1, 2005)
9780606339520 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.64
About: A year after running away with a traveling carnival to escape his unbearable home life, sixteen-year-old Michael returns to Miami, Florida, to find that his mother is going on trial for the murder of his abusive stepfather.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (April 1, 2005)
9781417685400 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.60 lbs | List price $18.40
About: A year after running away with a traveling carnival to escape his unbearable home life, sixteen-year-old Michael returns to Miami, Florida, to find that his mother is going on trial for the murder of his abusive stepfather.

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