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The Challenge

(2008)
(The first book in the Steel Trapp series)
A novel by

 
 
In this riveting thriller, 14-year-old Steven "Steel" Trapp sets off with his mom and their dog, Cairo, on a 2-day Amtrak journey to compete in the National Science Competition in Washington, DC. Steel is both blessed and cursed with a remarkable photographic memory--just one look and whatever he sees is imprinted for keeps. Trying to be a good Samaritan on the train, he instead becomes embroiled in an ingenious, international plot of kidnapping and bribery that may have links to terrorists. Federal agents (first seen in Pearson's adult thriller, Cut and Run) track Steel and his new-found science geek accomplice, Kaileigh Augustine, as they attempt to put together the pieces of a complex puzzle. Using Steel's science contest invention--and with the help of Cairo--Steel and Kaileigh lead readers on an action-packed chase adventure as they attempt to prevent the unimaginable, before it's too late.

    

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Used availability for Ridley Pearson's The Challenge

Hardback Editions

March 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4231-0640-7 / 978-1-4231-0640-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney Editions
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4231-0803-5 / 978-1-4231-0803-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
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May 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Steel Trapp
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-84724-431-9 / 978-1-84724-431-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus Children's Books
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge (Steel Trapp (Audio))
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-5012-8679-X / 978-1-5012-8679-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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March 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4233-3859-6 / 978-1-4233-3859-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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March 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge (Steel Trapp (Audio))
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4233-3858-8 / 978-1-4233-3858-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4233-3857-X / 978-1-4233-3857-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4233-3856-1 / 978-1-4233-3856-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
ISBN: 1-4233-3860-X / 978-1-4233-3860-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Steel Trapp: The Challenge
Author(s): Ridley Pearson
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA