Stephen Davies. Outlaw. Clarion Books, 2011. $16.99. ISBN 9780547-390178. 289 p. Gr. 6 – 12. P7Q7
Outlaw is a book about Jake and his sister, Kas Knight. While in Africa, they are kidnapped. The kidnappers demand certain terrorists be set free in exchange for the kids’ safe return. In this daring thriller the kids are rescued by 5 mysterious figures wielding slingshots; these rescuers are known as the Friends of the Poor. When they are mistaken for terrorists the British intelligence service – M16- gets involved.
September 2016 review by Sam Case Elementary student S.H.