Release Date: 2010
Genre: Legal Thriller
ISBN NO.: 978 1444 71306 0
Indian Publisher: Hachette
A lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth . . . and he’s only thirteen years old
Meet Theodore Boone In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk—and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom.
But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. A cold-blooded killer is about to go free, and only Theo knows the truth.
The stakes are high, but Theo won’t stop until justice is served.
The Opening Line
“ Theodore Boone was an only child and for that reason usually had breakfast alone.”
The easy flow of the story and the fact that how simply Theodore is shown doing complicated and mind-bending stuff.
“ How could it be that he, Theodore Boone, knew the truth about the Duffy murder? Of all the people in Strattenburg, some seventy-five thousand, why him? The town’s biggest crime since something bad happened back in the 1950s, and he, Theo, was suddenly in the middle of it. ”
An easy read. Theodore, according to me, is an extremely adorable character. Will definitely recommend it to teenagers.