Rules of the Road

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Puffin Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 201 pages
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Sixteen-year-old Jenna gets a job driving the elderly owner of a chain of successful shoe stores from Chicago to Texas to confront the son who is trying to force her to retire. Along the way, the girl hones her talents as a saleswoman and finds the strength to face her alcoholic father.

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User Review  - bridgetrwilson - LibraryThing

Another great book by Bauer! Jenna, like all her other protagonists, has such an engaging voice that you can't put the book down. I read this book & its companion Best Foot Forward in about 3 hours. Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

Dealing with the very tough topic of alcoholism and the way in which it impacts those in contact with the alcoholic, Bauer appears to know this topic well. As the oldest child of an alcoholic father ... Read full review

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Joan Bauer is the author of numerous books for young readers including Soar; Rules of the Road, which received the L.A. Times Book Prize; Hope Was Here, which won a Newbery Honor Medal and the Christopher Award; and Close to Famous, which won the Christopher Award and the Schneider Family Book Award.

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