By Karen Gravelle (author) and Helen Flook (illustrator)
Covering virtually every scenario a new driver may face, from changing a tire to negotiating privileges with parents to handling a car in bad weather, Gravelle helps teen drivers navigate through tricky new territory on the road and at home.
The customizing techniques used by the establish professionals on the popular Discovery Channel series, Monster Garage, are brought to life in this illustrated how-to book. Step-by-step photos and instructions fully describe the processes of customizing your truck, car, toaster…just about anything!
Sixteen-year-old Brittany acts as chauffeur for her grandmother and three other eighty-plus-year-old women going to what is supposedly their college reunion, on a long drive that involves lies, theft, and kidnappings.
After three years of wanting only to be invisible, sixteen-year-old Jordan begins to recover from his father's suicide and start living again when a neighbor's vintage Corvette Stingray opens up new possibilities for him.
After spending her life with her mentally disabled mother and agoraphobic neighbor, Heidi hears a mysterious word in her mother's vocabulary and sets out from Reno, Nevada, to New York on a hunt for her past.
Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.
Early one August morning, seventeen-year-old computer "nerd" Duff Pringle leaves Richmond, Virginia, in a newly-acquired used car and begins an unexpectedly convoluted journey to San Jose, California, and the job that awaits him there.