First Strike

ISBN 13: 9780007300495

First Strike

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9780007300495: First Strike

When the Chance family arrives at the White House for a peaceful banquet, they find anything but peace. A radical group has taken over the West Wing, trapping everyone—including the president —inside. As the terrorists try to steal the president's nuclear launch codes, the Chance twins do everything they can to keep the president safe. But can they keep him alive and keep the nuclear codes hidden from enemy hands? The fate of the world rests in their hands. . . .

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Jack Higgins lives on Jersey in the Channel Islands.
Justin Richards lives in England.

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In the latest installment of the series involving the British Chance twins and their secret-agent father, the family once again bonds as they duck bullets and fly through the book’s nonstop action. Two sets of villains (Chinese rebels and American right-wing fanatics) infiltrate the White House during a reception in an effort to steal a box containing nuclear launch codes. Fortunately, the Brits are on hand to save the day. Fans of the twins’ exploits will enjoy this thrill ride, which, like the series’ other titles, is an obvious read-alike to the Alex Rider books by Anthony Horowitz. Grades 6-9. --Todd Morning

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