Thunder cave

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Hyperion Books for Children, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 250 pages
3 Reviews
Determined, after his mother's accidental death, to foil his stepfather's plans for his future, fourteen-year-old Jacob travels alone to Africa in search of his father, a biologist studying elephants in a remote area of Kenya.

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User Review  - nm.fall.08.g.vazquez - LibraryThing

The book is about a kid named Jacob Lansa who live with his mom and his mom dies . The boy decides to go to kenya and find his dad. In the proces of findinig his dad the boy find himself in alot of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew James - Goodreads

The adevhture of a boy whose life is changed when he loses his mother (car accident), now tries to find his father in Africa. Jacob Lansa, a 14 year old boy, tries to survive the wilderness along with the help of a Masai to reach his father. VERY EPIC Read full review


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About the author (1995)

In addition to his action adventure books, Roland Smith is the author of many award-winning books for young readers including Journey of the Red Wolf; The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe; and Thunder Cave (1996 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People). His Sleeping Bear Press books include W is for Waves: An Ocean Alphabet; Z is for Zookeeper: A Zoo Alphabet; and N is for Our Nation's Capital: A Washington, DC Alphabet. Roland lives near Portland, Oregon.