Alien Secrets

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By Annette Curtis Klause
Publisher Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Alien Secrets
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Puck, expelled from yet another boarding school, is on her way back to her parents, who are doing alien research on Shoon. Shes worried because she hasnt seen them in years and now shes in trouble.On board The Cats Cradle, Puck befriends Hush, a native Shoowa, who is also returning to his home in shame. He was entrusted with a symbol of freedom for his people, and now that treasure has been stolen. He believes the Soo is hidden somewhere on The Cats Cradle, and he must recover it before they reach Shoon and before it can be smuggled off the ship. Puck is determined to help, even though it means putting her life in dangerdanger from the crew, other passengers, and the ghosts who are haunting the ship. If she fails, neither she nor Hush can return home with dignity.

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49346 words49,346 words
227 pages227 pages
Lexile 680LLexile 680L
Grade 4 to 8Grade 4 to 8
Published 1993Published 1993

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