Nixon, Joan Lowery. Nightmare.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review

NIXON, Joan Lowery. Nightmare. Random House, Dell, Yearling. 166p. c2003. 0-440-23773-4. $5.50. J

To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2003: A good old-fashioned YA thriller, with haunting dreams, loyal friendships, threatening adults, and dense parents--oh, and a summer camp setting! (A good cover too.) It's a story told in the third person, with Emily as our heroine. She is a girl who is labeled as an underachiever and sent by her parents to a special camp program for such students. The first attempts to get Emily to talk about herself bring up all her recurring nightmares--nightmares she has...

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