Synopses & Reviews
Gary Paulsena (TM)s slapstick tales capture the a oewonderful madnessa of growing up in a small town in northern Minnesota, when high spirits, showing off for girls, and general idiocy led Gary and his pals to attempt some amazing stunts, including:
a Shooting a waterfall in a barrel
a Breaking the world speed record on skis
a Hang gliding with an army surplus target kite
a Inventing the skateboard
a Jumping a bike through a hoop of fire
a Wrestlinga with a bear?
Wacky, daring, just plain nutsa extreme sports lead to extreme fun in new stories from Garya (TM)s boyhood.
WHEN YOU GROW up in a small town in the north woods, you have to make your own excitement. High spirits, idiocy, and showing off for the girls inspire Gary Paulsen and his friends to attempt:
- Shooting waterfalls in a barrel
- The first skateboarding
- Breaking the world record for speed on skis by being towed behind a souped-up car, and then . . . hitting gravel
- Jumping three barrels like motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel, except they only have bikes
- Wrestling . . . a bear?
Extreme sports lead to extreme fun in new tales from Gary's boyhood.
A New York Times Bestseller