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The Mazeby Will Hobbs
Synopses & Reviews
Fourteen-year-old Rick Walker is alone, on the run, and desperate. Stowing away in the back of a pickup truck, he suddenly finds himself at a dead end in a surreal landscape of redrock spires and deep canyons called the Maze. In this heart-stopping adventure, master storyteller Will Hobbs brings readers a unique tale of identity, personal growth, and friendship.
01 Blue Spruce Award Masterlist (YA Cat.), 01 AZ Young Reader Award Masterlist (Teen Bks cat.), 00-01 Sunshine State Young Reader's Award Masterlist (Gr. 6-8), 00-01 Black-Eyed Susan Award Masterlist, 00-01 Minnesota's Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Masterlist, 00-01 South Carolina Book Award Nomination Masterlist (Grds 6-9), 00-01 Lone Star Reading List, 00-01 Utah Book Award (Gr. 7-12), 01 Washington State Evergreen YA Book Award Masterlist, 00-01 Young Hoosier Book Award Masterlist (Gr. 6-8), and 01 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Nominee Masterlist
Stowing away in the back of a pickup, 14-year-old runaway Rick Walker finds himself at a dead end in the surreal landscape of redrock spires and deep canyons called the Maze.
ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
About the Author
Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of eighteen novels, including Far North, Crossing the Wire, and Go Big or Go Home.
Take Me To The River began with his weeklong canoe trip through the remote Lower Canyons of the Rio Grande on the Texas-Mexico border. Wills fondness for Texas goes back to his high school years in San Antonio. A graduate of Stanford University, Will lives with his wife, Jean, in Durango, Colorado.
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