Written by Idella Bodie
Matt Cottingham sat in his eighth grade social studies class--his mind on spring vacation at the lake with his dog Ranger and his friends D.J. and Wendy. His daydreams did not include a harrowing experience with an escaped convict!
Ages 10 &up. 132 pages. Illustrations. 1976. Sandlapper.
ISBN 13: 978-0-87844-060-3/ISBN 10: 0-87844-060-7,
"Bodie manages to create a story full of stirring action, and at the same time, deals sensitively with the practical and moral aspects of capitol punishment and loyalty to friends and parents."..Citizen News