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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Thorndike Pr
Publication date August 1, 2002
Pages 299
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786244355
ISBN-10 0786244356
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $23.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Arthur Ellis Award Winner
Edgar Award Nominee

Two years after his father's mysterious disappearance, Jim Hawkins is barely coping. Inside, he's frozen in uncertainty and grief. Then he meets Ruth Rose, the punky, bad-girl stepdaughter of Jim's father's childhood friend, the town pastor. Ruth shocks Jim when she calls Father Fisher a murderer.

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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (August 1, 2002); titled "The Boy in the Burning House"
9780786244355 | details & prices | 299 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $23.95
About: Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
from Farrar Straus & Giroux (September 1, 2001); titled "The Boy in the Burning House"
9780374309305 | details & prices | 213 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.85 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
from Dk Pub (August 1, 2001); titled "The Boy in the Burning House"
9780789456212 | details & prices | 213 pages | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | List price $17.95
About: Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780374408879
 
Reprint edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (September 8, 2003); titled "The Boy in the Burning House"
9780374408879 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.44 lbs | List price $12.99
About: Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (August 1, 2003)
9780606290012 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.60 lbs | List price $14.49
About: Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (August 11, 2008); titled "The Boy in the Burning House"
9781439518502 | details & prices | 224 pages | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | List price $15.95
from Turtleback Books (December 1, 2003)
9780613690454 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.65 lbs | List price $17.15
About: Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.

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