Avenger

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Random House, Nov 30, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 208 pages
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Gareth has never been the most popular boy at school, but he's always done all right. Things seem to look up when he befriends Jake, the new boy who's full of exciting tales about film premieres and life in London - but when Gareth is caught doing an impression of Jake's faux-cockney accent, things turn very bad. Jake is furious and determined to have his revenge on Gareth, He wants Gareth out of the school and turns all the other kids against him. Gareth has to draw on the memory of his beloved Grandad - and on Grandad's wrestler alter-ego Avenger in order to fight back against Jake. But is Jake really the opponent he seems to be?
 

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
15
Section 3
28
Section 4
48
Section 5
55
Section 6
57
Section 7
60
Section 8
67
Section 15
123
Section 16
127
Section 17
137
Section 18
144
Section 19
146
Section 20
150
Section 21
167
Section 22
171

Section 9
72
Section 10
83
Section 11
90
Section 12
102
Section 13
110
Section 14
117
Section 23
181
Section 24
185
Section 25
199
Section 26
208
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PETE JOHNSON began work as a film critic for Radio One, then became a teacher. His experiences in the classroom inspired him to write his first book for children, and he still keeps contact with a panel of young readers to gain their viewpoint as he writes. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How To Train Your Parents. Pete’s books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into twenty-three languages. He lives in St Albans.

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