Rules of the Road

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Puffin Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 201 pages
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Jenna Boller is the best employee at her branch of Gladstone's Shoes -- she can sell anybody anything. But her family problems are harder to handle, and there are times when Jenna wishes she could just get out of town and take a break. So when Madeline Gladstone, the elderly president of Gladstone Shoe Stores, hires Jenna as her driver for the summer, Jenna leaps at the chance -- right into the driver's seat. And that begins a cross-country adventure from Chicago to Dallas, where she and Mrs. Gladstone learn a lot about the rules of the road . . . and the rules of life.

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After I devoured all of Sarah Dessen's books, our teen fiction buyer turned me on to Joan Bauer. I was so pleased to discover that her books are exactly in the same vein - strong, realistic female ... Read full review

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I really hated it because there was to many big events in the story so it made the ending bad

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Joan Bauer is the criticallyacclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including "Best Foot Forward," "Rules of the Road" (recipient of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize) and Newbery Honor-winner Hope Was Here. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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