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Review of "The Taker" by J.m. Steele

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The Taker
by J.m. Steele

Hyperion Book CH
$8.99 Suggested Retail Price

Carly Biels is a high school senior who longs to go to college at Princeton like her dad did, and his father before him. But despite her obvious intelligence, her first try at the SAT Test was a disaster. She knows she has a second chance and starts to organize a marathon of studying when she gets a mysterious text message from someone named "The Taker" who promises top scores on the SAT. Desperate, Carly accepts The Taker's offer.

Carly faces all of the normal challenges of a teenaged girl, and this novel lets kids see how one girl faces those difficult moral choices. It's a nicely crafted work that doesn't talk down or preach.

Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our July, 2008 issue.

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