Woodworth, Chris. Double-Click for Trouble.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review
 
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WOODWORTH, Chris. Double-click for trouble. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 176p. c2008. 9780-3743-0987-9. $16.00. J

Thirteen-year-old Eddie lives with his protective single mother in Chicago, with lots of love but not much money. He isn't supposed to go online without her supervision, and when his best friend comes over, checks out some inappropriate sites, and signs him up for an online dating site, Eddie's morn finds out and goes ballistic. Since she's unable to supervise Eddie during the summer while she's at work, she decides to ship him back to her hometown, tiny Shelton, Indiana, to stay with his great-uncle Peavey for a month. Despite his initial resentment and some awkward missteps, Eddie comes to understand the value of second chances: he meets the beautiful Erin and her down-to-earth sister, Ronnie, and learns some unexpected truths about the father he'd never known. Sensitive and humorous, this is an appealing novel about...

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