Christina Lattimore

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Essay: period 6

There has been more than a thousand kidnappings through out the years, people make those mistakes and hurt them self and others. The book that I did my essay on is called The kidnapping Of Christina Lattimore by an amazing author, Joan Lowery Nixon. Christina was just one of those teens with dreams and tons of friends and was popular at school, until she had a turn around in her family’s life. Who would do such a thing, taking a young kid? Not even thinking about there future and what her future could be. This book is really good because it’s suspenseful and the vocabulary is great. The whole book it amazing. The setting was in a basement, some where on the city. Christina had always been with her best friend Christabel. Christabel had always been there for her, more then her own family was. Christina went to Christabel’s house to hangout. It hit 11:30 real fast, Christina’s curfew was at 11:45 and she lived right down the street. She got home and read her favorite book. She was always reading in her spare time. She had fallen a sleep and didn’t wake up until 11:15 the next day. She had heard a noise and ran down stairs. The door was right open. Her book was gone and so were her keys. She went to Christabel’s after school and told her the whole thing. They both thought it was weird. They hung out and did homework and the time flew by fast again, like it always did. Christina packed her books away in her back pack and got ready to leave. She stepped out and someone grabs her arm. She try’s to scream but cant. This guy in a black mask starts whispering in her ear. She can’t understand him. “He keeps his name from me- or so he thinks.” (79) She knows she’s seen him, those eyes, she just can’t remember where. As she and he walk to the car, she realizes who he was. She gasps but doesn’t say a word. They had pulled up to a house in the...
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