GIRL WHO LOVED TOM GORDON
New York : Pocket Books, 2000.
being trapped in the woods, with nothing to eat, and no way to get help.
This is what happens in The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen
Trisha was on a hike with
her mother and her brother. Trisha was 10 years old and big for her age
and size. She weighs about 100 pounds. The only way she could hear someone’s
voice was by a little cheap radio. All she heard was the Red Sox game against
the Yankees. She got lost in the woods because she had to go to the bathroom,
so she got off the trail, but she thought that she could take a short cut.
She got lost and she will never she her mother or brother again. She thought
that her mother would put out a search party to get her out of the woods
for once and for all. She went deeper in the woods, where she got even
more lost. She fell down a huge hill hitting a wasp nest on the way down.
Many wasps stung her. Then she got really swollen, from head to toe. She
found a stream and put mud on her stings, which she thought that would
kill the pain. She went down the stream to come to this smelly swamp.
Now it goes all down hill. Then she really gets lost, but she finds a rustbox
truck. Also she finds a road which she thinks it wouldn’t lead to citizens
of America. Oops I forgot the ending. Maybe YOU SHOULD read the book to
find out what happens to her. Your question would be, “Did she make it
out or did she die and the New Hampshire Park Rangers find her body”. If
you want to find out what happens you should read the book
Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King. (Daryl C., 8th grade
student, Rundlett Middle School)
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