Carter. Alden R.
BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE
New York : Scholastic, 1995.
is not looking forward to this canoe trip at all. He is being forced to
participate as part of a family traditional right of passage. His cousin
Randy is expected to share this adventure with him. The two boys don't
really know each other and neither wants to do this. They agree to a truce
so that they can get this trip over with as soon as possible. Along the
way, a bear eats all their food and the boys must find their way back to
base camp in order to survive. To make things worse, Randy has diabetes
and must eat to keep from becoming ill. When Randy's insulin is lost when
the canoe is destroyed, it's up to Mark to save his cousin's life. To find
out what becomes of Mark and Randy, read BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE.
Survival -- Fiction
Cousins -- Fiction
Diabetes -- Fiction
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