Camp 30

Camp 30

Book - 2004
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George, Jack, and their mother relocate to Bowmanville, Ontario and the boys soon find themselves delivering mail in a prisoner of war camp. While doing their after-school job, they have been told to keep their eyes and ears open because the prisoners are desperate to escape and will do whatever it takes to carry out their plans.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Group, 2004
ISBN: 9780143312253
Characteristics: 214 p
Alternative Title: Camp Thirty


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Aug 02, 2017

I liked reading this book, but it was not as good as Camp X, the first book. It was better and more suspenseful and exciting than Camp 30!

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

Vanessa2903 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

Aug 21, 2011

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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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