Megan's Island

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Simon & Schuster, May 1, 2000 - Single-parent families - 192 pages

"Megan Collier is shocked when her mother takes her and her brother, Sandy, to their grandfather's isolated cottage in the middle of the night . . . (and is) further disturbed by evidence that three strangers are spying on them".--School Library Journal.

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User Review  - skier123 - LibraryThing

Megan and her brother Sandy are whisked away by their mother to their grandfather's cottage suddenly. Megan wonders who she is and why her mother is acting so strange. Will she ever know? Find out in MEGAN'S ISLAND. Read full review

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This book's number one point is that the main character has the same first name as me. Megan is stuck not knowing many, many things and as she gets clues, things only get more mysterious. As she gets answers she discovers that she's facing a lot of danger. Read full review


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Author Willo Davis Roberts was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on May 29, 1928. Her first novel, Murder at Grand Bay, was published in 1955. The View from the Cherry Tree was originally meant to be an adult novel, but was then sold as a children's book; it was published in 1975 and started her career as a children's mystery writer. Roberts wrote a total of ninety-nine children and adult books during her lifetime and won numerous awards including the Mark Twain award for The Girl with the Silver Eyes (1980) and Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Job (1985) and the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Megan's Island (1988), The Absolutely True Story of My Visit to Yellowstone with the Terrible Rupes (1994), and Twisted Summer (1996). She died on November 19, 2004 from congestive heart failure.

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