Camp 30

Camp 30

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The thrilling sequel to Camp X , winner of the Silver Birch Award

Jack and George have barely recovered from their ordeal in Camp X when they are relocated to Bowmanville, Ontario, where their mother has been offered a clerking job in a prisoner of war camp holding the highest ranking German officers.

Soon the boys are offered the after-school job of delivering the camp's mail, and Canadian agents ask them to keep their eyes and ears open for possible escape plans. For, as the boys are told, it is a matter of loyalty to their homeland that the German prisoners must try to escape, even if it costs them their lives--and the lives of two boys in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Publisher: Toronto : Puffin Canada, 2004.
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780143016786
Branch Call Number: WALTE
Characteristics: 214 pages ; 18 cm
Alternative Title: Camp Thirty


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Aug 02, 2017

I liked reading this book, but, being less suspenseful and exciting, it was not as good as Camp X.

Aug 30, 2016

I have read the other Camp X books but not this one yet! So EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

Jun 30, 2016

I liked this book because it had a lot of action and suspense. It's amazing that the main characters get into these problems and tackle the situations.

TDSRC2014_GA Jul 21, 2014

I really enjoyed this book because it was an action-packed adventure. My favourite part was when Jack and George went back to the camp. George is my favourite character. It was really fun to read!

DavidHScott Nov 24, 2011

After they foil a Nazi plot to blow up a Canadian munitions plant (in Camp X), George and Jack and their mom have to move away in case other German spies try to get revenge on them. Their mom gets a job at a prisoner of war camp where high ranking German officers are kept prisoner, and George and Jack get in the middle of an escape attempt!

Aug 23, 2011

this was an awsome book to follow with camp-x i found that were both packed up with adventure!!!

Aug 17, 2011

this book was just as good and the first one. i like how even though he was a ggerman officre he still pretected the boys with his own body form the gun shots. it shows that even though the germans have differrent beliefs they still have good hearts.

Apr 03, 2009

The brothers are relocated with thier mother to bommanville ontario in eric walters last book in the camp x series

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Oct 16, 2012

To avoid Nazi retaliation against jack and George, their family moves to Bowmanville, 20 km away from their old house in Whitby. Their mom knows nothing about her sons' activities, and as far as she is concerned, they move because their mom is offered a better-paying job in a prisoner-of-war camp (Camp 30). Then, Jack and George accept an after-school mail delievering job- and they have to deliever the mail to the prisoners in Camp 30. Camp 30 holds the highest-ranking German prisoners, and the prisoners are planning a mass escape. Of course, Jack and George is not aware of that. A u-Boat captain, Otto Kretschmer, befriends them so he can get the information (like maps, movie tickets, etc.) from them to try to escape. One day, the boys attend a play in Camp 30, and they discover the tunnel during the intermission of the play. They get tied up and Kretschmer forces them to crawl through the tunnel. Then they (the German prisoners plus Jack and George) drive to where a u-Boat is supposed to pick them up and go to Germany. Little bill and his team manage to capture all the prisoners just before they board the U-boat.


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