Jumping the Nail

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By Eve Bunting
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
Jumping the Nail
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At seventeen, Dru gets involved with the latest high school stuntleaping between deadly cliffs into the ocean far below. Things get out of hand as manipulative relationships and resulting jealousies cause more students to risk their lives. Its Buntings acknowledgment of the allure of danger and the power that comes from facing it, as well as her ontarget depiction of how easy it is to lose perspective when you fall in love, that makes her novel more than just a good, fast read. Booklist

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32829 words32,829 words
172 pages172 pages
Lexile 630LLexile 630L
Grade 6 to 12Grade 6 to 12
Published 1993Published 1993

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0152413588

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