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When Jeff Comes Home

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 832 Ratings and 137 Reviews

Book Description
Two years ago, Jeff Hart was kidnapped at knifepoint. Now his kidnapper is releasing him to return home. But when Jeff finds his family, he feels shell-shocked and unable to tell anyone what happened. He can't believe that anyone-not even his family or friends-will understand what he went through. Jeff isn't the same person he was before, and he never will be again.

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Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages240
Publication Date12/31/2001
The Creators
About Catherine Atkins (Author) : Catherine Atkins is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Catherine Atkins include Alt Ed, When Jeff Comes Home.
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5/3/2010 Sara Scribner tagged as: I read

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1/8/2009 Jen Savage said:
Incredibly powerful. I think I cried through most of it and I couldn't stop thinking about it for days. I discovered this novel through research for an article I was writing on teen literature. I read the first paragraph, describing a college student's reaction to the book and set the article asi... more

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