The Missing Persons List
About the Book
The Missing Persons List is a gripping story of survival, unforgettable in its content, and compelling in the moral decisions it presents. When thirteen-year-old Devon is dropped off at the wrong bus stop, he finds himself on a strange, lonely road. “Call your father,” says the driver, but Devon’s cell phone is dead. He hopes his father will come looking for him, but even if he knew where to look, there’s been an accident, and he can’t rescue Devon. In the face of hardships and danger, Devon struggles to survive and realizes he must rely upon courage and ingenuity to find his own way home.
About the Author
As a child, Susan Troutt was blessed with good teachers who introduced her to writing. She wrote and, in return, they displayed her stories in the hallway, entered her essays in contests, praised her pieces, and encouraged her to continue writing. When she grew up, she became a teacher, guiding fourth graders to love the written word and helping them to find their own true joy in writing. Now retired form teaching, Susan Troutt lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband James. She loves reading, Jazzercising, hiking, cooking, quilting, and visiting schools to talk about writing.