Boots and Pieces (Paperback)

By Emily Ecton

Aladdin Paperbacks, 9781416961673, 230pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2008

List Price: 11.99*
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Her big sister bosses her around; her mom makes her dog-sit Mr. Boots, the family's well-dressed Chihuahua; and she's convinced a strange and squishy swamp creature that lives down at the lake is eating high school kids.

When no one believes her, Arlie and her best friend, Ty (yes, he's a boy, and no, he's not her boyfriend), set out with Mr. Boots to stop the creature themselves -- because if they don't, half the school is going to end up as lakeside hors d'oeuvres.