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Road Trip

Jim and Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen and son Jim wrote alternating chapters in this road trip story about a father and son traveling to rescue a collie puppy. Son Ben is disgruntled because his father has quit his job to begin flipping houses and there will be no money for hockey camp. To get back at his father Ben invites his friend Theo along for the adventure. Because he has had a few scrapes with the law, Theo has a criminal chasing him, adding action and suspense on the journey. Surprising plot twists, believable characters, and humorous dialogue combine to make this superb novel a treat to read. From the author of Crush (2012) Liar, Liar (2011) and Lawn Boy (2002) Ages 9-11