Caught in the Act

Caught in the Act

by Joan Lowery Nixon


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Eleven-year-old Michael Patrick Kelly is sent to a Missouri foster farm with a sadistic owner, a bullying son, and a number of secrets—one of which is murder.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812473827
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Publication date: 09/01/1989
Series: The Orphan Train Adventures , #2
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Joan Lowery Nixon (1927—2003) was an American journalist and author, specializing in historical fiction and mystery books for children and young adults. Some of her popular books include The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore, the Orphan Train Adventures series, and The Other Side of Dark, the last of which was adapted into a television movie entitled Awake to Danger (1995). Nixon won four Edgar Allan Poe Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, and had five additional nominations. She died in 2003 of pancreatic cancer.

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Caught in the Act 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book but a little scarh but in the d tus out fine
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Caught in the act is a boring book that does not catch you attention I would not read it if I were you. The author might be good in some other books but certainly not this one! This book should never have been published. If you like Little House on the Prairie books you just might like this one. Mike gets sent to the west side of the United States because he was a pick pocket in New York and got sent the on an orphanage train and met a U.S army captain Joshua Taylor. That¿s what I think on it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this book is a good story that just makes you want to keep reading more. When my class read it, people would keep reading more to themselves after we stopped and put them away.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a good book, but it wasn't my favorite. This book was pretty exiting until I quit reading. Go ahead READ IT!