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Book details
  • Genre:CHILDREN'S FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
  • Age Range (years):9 - 12
  • Language:English
  • Pages:114
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543924565

The Brute

by Mike Klaassen

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Overview
A tornado rips through their campsite on the prairie. Can he summon help, or will his violent temper betray him? Sixteen-year-old Fortney Curtis is on a campout in the vast Flint Hills of Kansas. A tornado destroys their campsite, disables the adults, and leaves Fort in charge of six younger boys. Distance, storm damage, wildlife, and flooding all obstruct his efforts, but Fort's greatest challenge lies within himself. Can he save the day—or will he let everyone down? The Brute is a young-adult, action-adventure novel for readers of all ages. If you like page-turning fiction with intriguing characters facing daunting challenges, then you'll love this gripping story. Discover the adventure of a life-time with The Brute today!
Description
A tornado rips through their campsite on the prairie. Can he summon help, or will his violent temper betray him? Sixteen-year-old Fortney Curtis is on a campout in the vast Flint Hills of Kansas. A tornado destroys their campsite, disables the adults, and leaves Fort in charge of six younger boys. Distance, storm damage, wildlife, and flooding all obstruct his efforts, but Fort's greatest challenge lies within himself. Can he save the day—or will he let everyone down? The Brute is a young-adult, action-adventure novel for readers of all ages. If you like page-turning fiction with intriguing characters facing daunting challenges, then you'll love this gripping story. Discover the adventure of a life-time with The Brute today!
About the author
Mike Klaassen crafts thought-provoking, action-packed stories about young protagonists grappling with formidable challenges. His three novels, The Brute, Cracks, and Backlash: A War of 1812 Novel, each earned a B.R.A.G. Medallion, distinguishing them for their quality among independent publications. Driven by a passion for continuous learning and research, Mike delved into the art of storytelling, producing a series of insightful books about the craft of writing fiction. These works not only offer practical guidance for aspiring writers but also illuminate the intricate processes behind compelling storytelling. Fusing his love for folklore and his expertise in fiction, Mike initiated "Klaassen's Classic Folktales," which retells ancient stories as engaging novellas. Through this collection, he breathes new life into time-honored tales, offering readers, both young and old, a fresh perspective on these enduring stories.