Lower the Trap

Nominated for a Hackmatack Award, Lower the Trap is the first book in The Lobster Chronicles, a trilogy about how life changes for three boys in a small coastal town when a giant lobster is caught. Each book describes the same events thorough a different boy’s eyes, making for three suspenseful, believable stories and an engrossing reading experience.


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Cover used by permission of Kids Can Press. Text © 2012 Jessica Scott Kerrin, illustrations by Shelagh Armstrong