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Paul Griffin


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Have a nice flight . . .

Cassie, Tim, Emily, Brandon, and Jay are on their way back from a camping trip, flying from Idaho to New York City on Cassie's family's private plane. This might be a usual thing for the others, but for Jay, it's only his second time ever on a plane. And what starts as a normal flight soon veers desperately out of control.

One of the regular pilots is sick, so there's a replacement. Cassie has suddenly fallen ill for no reason. And Jay notices the plane is flying west instead of east.

As the military works feverishly on the ground to find out what's going on, the friends are trapped thirty-seven thousand feet in the air on a plane that's clearly been hijacked. Only no one knows who's in control or why it's happening. Their only chance to survive is by working together, but when everyone is a suspect, trusting the wrong person is a deadly mistake.

With each passing minute, the gas gauge drops, alliances shift, and danger rises. Will anyone make it off Flight 21 alive?

Praise For Skyjacked

Praise for Adrift

"A beautiful, haunting, horrific tale. Read this one when you won't be disturbed -- Paul Griffin deserves your undivided attention." -- Barry Lyga, author of the New York Times bestseller I Hunt Killers

* "A terrifying survival story, visceral, intense, profound, will haunt readers." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"This fast-paced survival adventure makes an excellent crucible for Griffin's examination of class." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Griffin keeps the pages turning; he has a gift for drawing out the suspense and immersing the reader in the story... complex, unpredictable, and entirely authentic." -- Booklist

Scholastic Press, 9781338047417, 240pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 2019

About the Author

Paul Griffin is the critically acclaimed author of many novels, including Ten Mile River, The Orange Houses, Stay with Me, Burning Blue, Adrift, as well as the middle grade novels When Friendship Followed Me Home and Saving Marty. Paul lives in Manhattan with his family, along with several maniac dogs. He can be found online at