This Is A Book Report On The Book: The Hitch Hiker By Rl Stine

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Grade 8 Book Report The Hitchhiker By: R.L. Stine3. Give a brief description of the plot in the story: The plot in this story is based on a guy named James who has left from home in Key West (A place in Florida) he ran away for no in particular reason except that he hated living there. So he decides to hitchhike all the way up North to Tampa. Later on a couple days later he encounters someone who only brings him around 80 miles further. Later on these two girls named Christina and Terri decide to pick him up, the first decided to bring him as far as Tampa, but later on in the story they decide to bring him all the way back with them to Cleveland where they first came from. They were on summer break, and was heading home. Then a long while later they turn on the radio and there was a news report of a man getting killed by a hitchhiker. They supposedly said that a hitchhiker did it because the old man liked to pick them up, he felt sad for the poor lonely people walking and being alone. The girls get sort of freaked out because of this so James turns off the radio. Then they go to a diner for something to eat and James ends up hurting the busboy because he was ignoring James orders. They leave in a hurry. Later he regrets doing this because the girls were going to bring him to Cleveland so he had to behave or they might change their minds he thought. Later on they get closer to James cousins house at the Florida border. They spend the night there and James and Christina start going out. Terri doesn't like James at all at this point, well since they picked him up. When they leave the next day to head on the road again, his cousin Paul accuses James of stealing his wallet which contained one thousand dollars, in fifty dollar bills. Then James ends up punching his cousin and knocking him out. After that they end up being chased by a Blue car. They end up crashing into a tree cause of the chase. They end up staying the night at a motel called Sleepy's. Terri tells James for her apology which she told her when they went for a walk. The next morning Terri is missing. Christina and James freak-out and cannot seem to find her. And after they realize that their car was missing! They accused the guy who was chasing them that he probably took it. They end up hitchhiking their way, and get a Ride with a guy named Art. They soon realize they are being kidnaped! They are then taken to a cabin in the swampy forests of Florida. They then are being forced to jump into a pond of Piranhas and they get Art into the water, he dies... then Christina ends up trying to kill James, Art said before he died that he had killed Terri in the morning. Then Terri saves James, but she was hurt REALLY bad.4.Describe the setting of the story: The setting of this story is in two places. One, is when James started walking from Key West and he was thinking about his old girlfriend he left (Melissa) Two, is when Christina and Terri were...

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