4) The Wreckers
Three years have passed since Squid McCrae last saw her parents and the remote island where she grew up. She returns now at seventeen, a young woman with a daughter in tow. The visit, she knows, will be rough. Lizzie Island--paradise to some, a stifling prison to others--brings an onslaught of memories. It is the place of Squid's idyllic childhood, where she and her brother, Alastair, blossomed into precocious adolescents. But Lizzie Island is...
"The Castaways leaves readers breathless."--School Library Journal
The spirited adventure that began in The Convicts and continued in The Cannibals has its riveting conclusion in The Castaways--in which Tom Tin and his four convict companions save two sailors stranded on an iceberg. There's Mr. Beezley, with his tattooed hands and icy stare; and Mr. Moyle, with his pig-like face and rotten teeth, who supposedly