This map-tastic middle grade story from Andrew Clements gives the phrase uncharted territory a whole new meaning
Alton Barnes loves maps. He s loved them ever since he was little, and not just for the geography. Because maps contain more information than just locations, and that s why he likes to draw them as well as read them. Regular point A to point B ones, sure, but also maps that explain a whole lot more like what he “really “thinks about his friends. And teachers. Even the principal.
So when Alton s maps are stolen from his locker, there s serious trouble on the horizon and he ll need some serious cartographic skills to escape it.
From a genius of gentle, high-concept tales set in suburban middle schools (“The New York Times”), this stand-alone story is off the charts.”