Road Trip

by Jim Paulsen and Gary Paulsen

Road Trip

Hardcover, 114 pages, Random House Childrens Books, List Price: $12.99 | purchase

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A father and son embark on a road trip to a distant animal shelter to save a homeless border collie puppy. By the author of Crush; Paintings from the Cave; Flat Broke; Liar, Liar; Masters of Disaster; Lawn Boy Returns; Woods Runner; Notes from the Dog; Mudshark; and Lawn Boy.

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You very well may be in the mood for an adventure after you gobble up Road Trip by Gary and Jim Paulsen. Ben is not expecting to be awakened at 5:17 a.m. on the first day of summer vacation and forced to accompany his dad on a spur-of-the-minute road trip to adopt an abandoned border collie pup. And he's about to learn that all of his other summer plans have changed as well. Accompanied by their elderly dog, Atticus, and Ben's "thuggish" (but well on the way to reforming) pal, Theo,

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