For Mike by Shelley Sykes

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MISSING: MIKE THAYER, 17



When Jeff's best friend Mike disappears in the fall of their senior year, Jeff starts to doubt everything he's ever known about their small town, and the familiar people in it. What happened to Mike? Jeff has got to find him. Then Jeff starts to have vivid dreams where he hears Mike say "Come get me." Their friend Kirby is in the dreams, too, but Jeff's afraid to tell him. For with every dream, Jeff feels the power of his bond to Mike, and he also sees that Mike may have had another life, one that Jeff knew nothing about.
 

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Shelley Skyes lives in orchard country with her family.From the Paperback edition.
 
Published March 9, 1998 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers. 208 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Young Adult, Horror, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As he helps shepherd Mike's younger siblings through Halloween, the eventual discovery of Mike's body, the funeral, and sad preparations for Christmas, Jeff emerges as an appealingly sensitive, intelligent young man, sometimes awkward, always willing to shoulder responsibility.

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When his best friend disappears, a high school senior's life tilts sideways.

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Sykes's taut first-person narrative is riveting from the first page and never lets up. Named a Delacorte Press Prize honor book for a first young adult novel, its strength lies in exceptionally well f

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