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Item - Help! I'm Drowning! (and Other Emergencies)



Series: Making Choices — no. 9
Author: Downing, Peggy
Illustrator: Bulloch, Bruce
Date: 1985
ISBN: 0891919643 / 9780891919643
Length: 138 pages
Number of Endings: 39
User Summary: Your parents have bought a resort, but they're making you do chores. You don't like that, so you decide to take a day off; this leads to a diversity of strange adventures.
stonemason's Thoughts: This is an interesting book. There are certainly a huge variety of things you can do--you can encounter intelligent underwater creatures, you can babysit two very difficult twins, or you can get kidnapped by bank robbers. There isn't much plot consistency, but it's a fun book. There are a few decisions of a moral nature. Most of the time you get logical, unpleasant consequences if you make a wrong decision, but there's at least one point where, after making a bad decision, you get another choice and an opportunity to escape the consequences of your decision, making things more interesting.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Mason Green for the plot summary and to Ken G. for the back cover scan.
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