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Neglected by his parents, fourteen-year-old Terry Anders is used to taking care of things on his own. He even manages to assemble a car kit by himself. When the car is finished, Terry sets off from Cleveland to Portland in search of an uncle he barely remembers. Along the way, he is joined by a wise Vietnam vet whoand#160;turns his journeyand#160;into an adventure in learning.
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At 14, Terry Anders has been abandoned by his parents, with no choice but to make his own way. He begins by assembling pieces of a kit car from his father's garage. When he finishes the car, Terry sets out from Cleveland to Portland to search for an uncle he hardly knows. Along the way, Terry picks up a Vietnam vet who guides him on a journey of discovery and survival.

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A modern day Huck Finn story by a master of teen fiction

About the Author

GARY PAULSEN has written nearly two hundred books for young people, including the Newbery Honor Books Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between a home in New Mexico and a boat on the Pacific Ocean.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152058272
Author:
Paulsen, Gary
Publisher:
Harcourt Paperbacks
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Automobiles
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975
Subject:
Situations / New Experience
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - New Experience
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-New Experience
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in 0.34 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , At 14, Terry Anders has been abandoned by his parents, with no choice but to make his own way. He begins by assembling pieces of a kit car from his father's garage. When he finishes the car, Terry sets out from Cleveland to Portland to search for an uncle he hardly knows. Along the way, Terry picks up a Vietnam vet who guides him on a journey of discovery and survival.
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A modern day Huck Finn story by a master of teen fiction

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