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The hill /

by Bass, Karen,
Published by : Pajama Press, (Toronto, ON :) Physical details: 254 pages ; 21 cm. ISBN:9781772780024 (paperback). Year: 2016 List(s) this item appears in: Red Maple 2017
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Jared's plane has crashed in the Alberta wilderness, and Kyle is first on the scene. When Jared insists on hiking up the highest hill in search of cell phone reception, Kyle hesitates; his Cree grandmother has always forbidden him to go near it. There's no stopping Jared, though, so Kyle reluctantly follows. After a night spent on the hilltop -- with no cell service -- the teens discover something odd: the plane has disappeared. Nothing in the forest surrounding them seems right. In fact, things seem very wrong. And worst of all, something is hunting them. Karen Bass brings her signature action packed style to a chilling new subject: the Cree Wîhtiko legend. Inspired by the real story of a remote plane crash and by the legends of her Cree friends and neighbours, Karen brings eerie life -- or perhaps something other than life -- to the northern Alberta landscape in The Hill.

Red Maple Nominee 2016.

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