Josh Ladd and best-friend Tank Catlett, both 12, are exploring a remote Hawaiian rain forest when they stumble upon the wreckage of a Japanese World War II plane. A screaming stranger suddenly bursts from the jungle and chases the boys with a sword. A frightening series of events keeps both boys in terrible jeopardy as they try to learn the story behind their strange discovery.
Twelve-year-old Josh Ladd longs to see his best friend who moved to Hawaii. On the way home from his California school a stranger approaches Josh to ask suspicious questions. This small incident turns into major danger when Josh and his family fly to Hawaii and the mysterious stranger follows them. The friends are thrust into all kinds of high adventure and danger throughout the 15-book series.
Lee Roddy, a best-selling author and award-winning novelist, has written more than sixty books including this popular series for young readers. The adventure-packed books follow the Ladd family around the world. These Christian -based novels are ideal for young boys, ages 8 to 12 and reluctant readers.
MYSTERY OF THE ISLAND JUNGLE - BOOK 3 - Ladd Family Adventures
Page Count: 128
Author: Lee Roddy
Age: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Grade: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Topic: Reading, Chapter Books, Fiction