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Silo: Samantha Riley Saves the Planet Leif Peterson

Silo: Samantha Riley Saves the Planet

Leif Peterson

Published May 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781452843964
Paperback
202 pages
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After her aspiring hockey star and big brother Jamie dies, Samantha Rileys family goes into a tailspin. Her father becomes a workaholic and her mother goes into an almost comatose sleep. Fourteen-year-old Samantha is left trying to hold the familyMoreAfter her aspiring hockey star and big brother Jamie dies, Samantha Rileys family goes into a tailspin. Her father becomes a workaholic and her mother goes into an almost comatose sleep. Fourteen-year-old Samantha is left trying to hold the family and the farm together, something shes not sure shes cut out for. Then one night, after an argument with her father, Samantha and her dog Reliable get lost in a violent storm. Eventually they find shelter in an abandoned silo where she finds the surprise of her lifetime. Theres a boy living in the silo! And, he looks an awful lot like her dead brother, Jamie! But Corbins goal has nothing to do with hockey. His goal is to get Samantha to reduce carbon emissions on their Ohio farm by 40,000 pounds a year. Holy moley! Samantha Riley is on a quest! Samantha begins greening up the farm, but in her efforts to heal the planet, she inadvertently finds shes found healing for herself and her family, and maybe the whole community.