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No More Pranks
By author: Monique Polak
Selling Points: pranks, punishment, family
ISBN: 9781551433158
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Sep/01/2004
Lexile Level: 810L
Fry Reading Level: 4.0
Pages: 128
Fiction Ages 12+
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $9.95
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Uncle Jean did the one thing you're never supposed to do in a kayak. He leaned over hard, so that all his weight bore down on one side of the kayak. And Uncle Jean is big. We were about to capsize.
Aunt Daisy's words rang in my head, like a song you can't forget, no matter how hard you try. "Three minutes until you lose sensation in your extremities."
I wriggled my fingers and toes. While I still could.

Pete likes to play pranks. It doesn't matter what it is as long as it gets a laugh. When he impersonates his vice-principal on a radio call-in show, he goes too far and is suspended from school. Pete's parents send him to spend the summer working with his uncle, a whale-watching guide in a tourist town far from the city. When a whale is injured by a reckless tour guide, Pete struggles to save the animal. Then Pete has to pull the most important prank of his life to bring the guide to justice.

VOYA - February 1, 2005
“Lots of action here, combined with nice insights on the clash between tourism and the preservation of natural environments.”
Canadian Book Review Annual - January 1, 2005
"Polak develops Pete's character in a believable and satisfactory way. Her writing communicates her knowledge of the setting and her research on whales. Recommended."
CM Magazine - December 10, 2004
"[Polak] has captured the teenage mind while still making her point. A good read. Highly recommended."

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