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The boy who couldn't die

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Publisher:
Amulet Books,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Language:
English
Description
Sixteen-year-old Ken lost his best friend in a plane crash and now he wants to be invulnerable - to accident, attack and death. He finds a psychic who claims she can make him immortal for 50 USD - if he will give up his soul. He agrees, but then realizes that the psychic may be exacting a more sinister payment.
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ISBN:
9780810987906
9780810948242
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
750L
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Grouping Title boy who couldn t die
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Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 00:19:20AM
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subject_facet Immortality -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Zombies -- Fiction, Zombies. -- Fiction
title_display The boy who couldn't die
title_full The boy who couldn't die / William Sleator
title_short The boy who couldn't die
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