The Chance Twins

By Jack Higgins
Ages 10 up | Grades 5 up


Why Boys Will Read It:

Action-packed, sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-seat, can't-put-this-book-down kind of adventures.


What It's About:

Jack Higgins is the master of the modern thriller.

For twins Rich and Jade, life has just been turned upside down. When their mother is tragically killed in a car crash, their long-lost father, John Chance, appears to collect them at the funeral. He's a bachelor who lives on his own, and it's clear that Rich and Jade aren't welcome. But when Chance suddenly disappears, Rich and Jade uncover the truth: he's a spy. And now, It will take all of the Chance family's wits and skills to survive each gripping adventure.


How to Teach It:

Discuss the importance of plot of a book is essential in understanding the characters and ending.

Create a story map for each volume in this series, marking the exposition, climax, and resolution of each book's plot. How did each piece contribute to students' enjoyment of the story?


Series Books

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