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The last great getaway of the Water Balloon Boys

Author: Scott William Carter
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When sixteen-year-old Charlie, an excellent student, and his former best friend Jake take off on an ill-conceived trip from Oregon to Denver in their principal's car, the results of the choices they make while on the road have profound effects on both their futures.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Oregon authors
Detective and mystery fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott William Carter
ISBN: 9781416971566 1416971564
OCLC Number: 289067821
Awards: Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature, 2010/11.
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.
Description: 202 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Scott William Carter.

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Carter breaks into the teen fiction scene with a novel about two teenage boys, a stolen '67 Mustang, and the road trip of a lifetime.  Read more...

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"There is surprising nuance in the shades of gray behind the good-kid/bad-kid duality that has pigeonholed Charlie and Jake...readers [will] appreciate the laugh-out-loud moments and the insights Read more...

 
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Teenagers & automobile theft

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-02-14) Excellent Permalink
  • This was a very good book. I loved it. It was about Charlie and Jake and they steel a car and take a long journey. They are going to see his dad in Colorado. They meet a lot of different people and things on their way. They also face a lot of challenges like...
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