Jim Averbeck Presents A Hitch at the Fairmont

Jim Averbeck Presents A Hitch at the Fairmont

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When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock. The plot contains mild profanity and violence.
When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock.
Publisher: New York :, Atheneum Books for Young Readers,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781442494480
1442494484
9781442494473
1442494476
Call Number: jF AVER
Characteristics: 398 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Bertozzi, Nick - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Hitch at the Fairmont

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San Francisco author Jim Averbeck presents a fast-paced, engaging, and danger-filled tale of 11-year-old Jack Fair sleuthing through the City by the Bay in 1956 to discover the whereabouts of his cruel Aunt Edith, apparently kidnapped from her room at the luxurious Fairmont Hotel. He is aided in... Read More »

San Francisco's Jim Averbeck won a Charlotte Zolotow Honor Award with his first book, a picture story titled "In a Blue Room" (2008). "A Hitch at the Fairmont" is his first book for elementary upper-grade readers. For grades 5 - 8.


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