How Angel Peterson Got His Name (Google eBook)

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Random House Children's Books, Dec 30, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
110 Reviews
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

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User Review  - LeeAnn - Goodreads

Raucous and rowdy fun! Thirteen-year-olds will love this book (even if they don't "get" the era, they will understand the action!). I think my favorite story is the kite! Whoo-hoo!! Read full review

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User Review  - Darius Mask - Goodreads

HOW ANGEL PETERSON GOT HIS NAME The title of the book is HOW ANGEL PETERSON GOT HIS NAME. the authors name is Gary Paulsen,i liked the book beacause it had alot of action in it and i really like ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people. His most recent books are The Glass Café and Brian’s Hunt.

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