Waiting on Wednesday
The Contemps Challenge Books.
Trapped by Michael Northrop (Scholastic, February, 2011): The day the blizzard started, no one knew that it was going to keep snowing for a week. That the nation's next great natural disaster would come dressed all in white. That, for those in its path, it would become not just a matter of staying warm, but of staying alive... Scotty and his friends Pete and Jason are among the last seven kids waiting to get picked up at their high school that day, and it doesn't take them long to realize that no one is coming for them. Still, it doesn't seem so bad to spend the night at school, especially when distractingly hot Krista and Julie are sleeping down the hall. But then the power goes out; then the heat. As the days add up, the snow piles higher and the empty halls grow colder and darker, and the mounting pressure forces a devastating decision...
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