About The Boat Thief by M.D. Lee
Staying alive depends on stealing a sailboat. What was in the large canvas sack? A body? Whatever it was he saw, young Fisher wished he hadn’t because now they’re after him!
He believes running away is his best way to stay alive. There aren’t many ways for a kid to escape, but living in coastal Maine there are hundreds of islands to hide on. Stealing a small sailboat he disappears into the night. But Fisher quickly discovers that was the easy part.