Trial by Journal

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HarperCollins, Oct 15, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 238 pages
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Get ready for a trial unlike any Tyle County has ever seen. Sixth-grader Perry Keet is missing, and Bob White, his co-worker at Tyle Park Zoo, will stand trial for the alleged murder. But Keet's disappearance is only the beginning of this legal thriller.

The real story is told by twelve-year-old Lily Watson, a classmate of Keet's. Watson was selected to White's jury because of a new law requiring a juvenile juror to serve if the case involves a child victim.

Part of Watson's duty will be to listen objectively to the testimony of Tyleville's wealthiest citizen, Rhett Tyle. His testimony is expected to be the key to White's conviction.

White's fate now rests in the hands of Watson and fellow jurors Fawn Papillon, Anna Conda, and other Tyleville locals, as they try to uncover the truth before it's too late!

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User Review  - debnance - LibraryThing

A children's book (a graphic novel? a picture book?) by the same team of author and illustrator who wrote Regarding the Fountain, Trial by Journal is the story of a twelve-year-old who is chosen for a ... Read full review

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User Review  - jreinheimer - LibraryThing

A murder has been committed in Tyleville and the first juvenile juror is on the jury. This novel discusses how the juror finds out who is guilty amid corruption using unique methods. This novel is ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

As a correspondent for People magazine, Kate Klise covered everything from celebrity scandals to serial killers. After writing several bestselling children's books, Kate decided to write In the Bag, her first novel for adults, when she found a note from a fellow passenger in her carry-on bag.

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