FreeK Camp (FreeK Camp #1)
by Steve Burt (Goodreads Author)
For Adults, Teens, Tweens--An Adventure That's Out of This World. And In It. Free Camp, which somehow became known as FreeK Camp, is for special kids. But just how special most people will never know. Two vans are on their way to the camp in rural Maine, their passengers just starting to get acquainted. One van makes it. The other mysteriously disappears. Now each group of...more
Kindle Edition, 280 pages
(first published May 15th 2010)
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As a reader of storyteller Steve Burt's works, and a big fan of his book, "A Christmas Dozen", A Christmas Dozen: Christmas Stories to Warm the Heart I was excited and anxious to read the new paranormal thriller "FreeK Camp". The story of the "special" kids attending a summer camp in the woods of New England kept me engaged from beginning to end. The characters all seem just like real everyday people, until they grow to know each other, learning to work together using their unique talents to sol...more
I didn't like this book when I first started and I almost set it down but I kept going and I'm glad I did. Its about two groups of kids with psychic powers. One group is kidnapped and the other have to work together to rescue them. Charlie was one of my favorite characters by far. His hands are deformed-lobster claws can't remember the technical term. His power is precognitive dreaming. There are also twins Juan with the power of clairvoyance and Juanita who has the power of clairaudience. There...more
This was a good book but I think it has a much younger target audience. It reminds me of a Christopher Pike or R. L. Stein kind of book. I gave it 3 stars for me but as a teen I would have given it 5 stars. I liked all the kids and the camp staff but I wanted to know more and get more into their story and their gifts.
Mar 04, 2014 Steve Burt rated it 5 of 5 stars · (Review from the author) · review of another edition
Winner of 2 Mom's Choice golds, a Moonbeam Children's Book Award silver, a Next Generation Indie Award, 2 Beach Book of the Year Awards for teens, and Best Teen/Y.A. at the London, Paris, New York, New England, San Francisco, and Hollywood Book Festival Awards.