River boy

Title River boy
Names Bowler, Tim
Book Number LP013132
Title Status Active
Medium Large Print
Annotation Jess's beloved grandfather's health is failing but he insists that the family travel as planned to his home on the river. He wants to complete his painting called River Boy. As Jess (Grandpa's muse) helps her ailing Grandpa (Jess's cheering section at swim meets) with his work, she becomes entranced by the scene he is painting. Then she encounters a strange presence in the river - a boy who asks fro her help and issues a challenge that will take her considerable swimming skills to her limit. Jess knows that Grandpa and the river boy are connected, but how? Can she take up the challenge before it's too late for Grandpa?
Local Subject Large print young adult fiction - LPYF
Coming of age - COA
Teen problems - YAP
Teenage Girl Interest - TEG
Family Story (Single Generation) - FST
LC Subject Large type books
Grandfathers - Fiction
Death - Fiction
Artists - Fiction
Swimming - Fiction
Language English
Released 2001
Publication Info Thorndike, ME : Thorndike Press, 2001, c1997.
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