TRAIL OF BONES

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SUSPENSE / THRILLER WAR ADVENTURE DRAMA FAMILY SCI-FI YOUNG ADULT ACTION APOCALYPTIC

2000s

C Wayne Standiford

Logline

They meet their "alien" teacher who sheds her skin, removes her skull and a bone or two in preparation for their class in "forensics."

Genre

Suspense / Thriller, War, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Young Adult, Action, Apocalyptic

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Elgin Oregon and Vietnam

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2003

Starting Description

Four high school students meet a teacher who is not of this world. They and their four Vietnam Veteran fathers help her find the gate back to here home. Along the way they encounter evil beings who plan to destroy our world.

Ending Description

Old enemies from the Vietnam War, the alien teacher and the four teenagers fight a gruesome battle to save our world. In the end the teacher finds her way back to her world where the evil has destroyed all that was dear to her.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Jake

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Leader, Patriotic, Perseverance, Adventurous, Funny, Heroic, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Jose

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Engaging, Faithful, Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Sarah

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Insecure, Outspoken, Beautiful, Charming, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Miss Boeve

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Adventurous

Logline

They meet their "alien" teacher who sheds her skin, removes her skull and a bone or two in preparation for their class in "forensics."

Short Summary

Four high school students meet a teacher who is not of this world. They and their four Vietnam Veteran fathers help her find the gate back to here home. Along the way they encounter evil beings who plan to destroy our world.


Old enemies from the Vietnam War, the alien teacher and the four teenagers fight a gruesome battle to save our world. In the end the teacher finds her way back to her world where the evil has destroyed all that was dear to her.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jake

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Leader, Patriotic, Perseverance, Adventurous, Funny, Heroic, Honorable

Character 1

Name: Jose

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Complex, Engaging, Faithful, Funny

Character 2

Name: Sarah

Age: 16

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Insecure, Outspoken, Beautiful, Charming, Complex

Character 3

Name: Miss Boeve

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Badass, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Adventurous

Supplemental Materials

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