Taking It by Michael Cadnum

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 3 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Seventeen-year-old Anna Charles, who has turned shoplifting into an art form and a way to vent frustration, feels her confidence crumbling when she begins finding things she does not remember stealing.
 

About Michael Cadnum

See more books from this Author
MICHAEL CADNUM lives in Albany, California. He is the author of many acclaimed titles, including the medieval adventure The Book of the Lion, a National Book Award finalist.
 
Published August 1, 1995 by Viking Juvenile. 144 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Taking It

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

When Anna begins to find things in her purse she has no memory of taking, her father realizes that he can no longer help her and plans to send her to live with her mother and new stepfather, Adler.

| Read Full Review of Taking It

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

In a starred review, PW said, ""Cadnum keeps readers on the edge of their seats with this taut psychological portrait"" of a teenage kleptomaniac.

| Read Full Review of Taking It

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

What begins as a department store prank-fooling floorwalkers and detectives by pretending to shoplift-spins out of control when high school junior Anna Charles starts finding items in her purse and pockets that she does not remember taking.

| Read Full Review of Taking It

Rate this book!

Add Review