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Simon and Schuster, Mar 12, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 262 pages
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This gripping and chillingly realistic novel from New York Times bestselling author Sharon Draper shows that all it takes is one bad decision for everything to change.

Diamond knows not to get into a car with a stranger.

But what if the stranger is well-dressed and handsome? On his way to meet his wife and daughter? And casting a movie that very night—a movie in need of a star dancer? What then?

Then Diamond might make the wrong decision.

It’s a nightmare come true: Diamond Landers has been kidnapped. She was at the mall with a friend, alone for only a few brief minutes—and now she’s being held captive, forced to endure horrors beyond what she ever could have dreamed, while her family and friends experience their own torments and wait desperately for any bit of news.

From New York Times bestselling author Sharon Draper, this is a riveting exploration of power: how quickly we can lose it—and how we can take it back.

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User Review  - Raelyn - Goodreads

I read the book "Panic" by Sharon M. Draper. I thought that this book was one of those books that when I started to read it I just couldn't put it down. It was intense and something good was always ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sakara - Goodreads

I read “Panic” by Sharon M. Draper. I thought the book was pretty good for someone who does not like to read. It was such a suspense-building book. It kept me wanting to read on or look ahead to see ... Read full review

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Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring her significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. She has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both Copper Sun and Forged by Fire. Her Out of My Mind has won multiple awards and has been a New York Times bestseller for well over a year. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at

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