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I See London, I See France

by Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: contemporary, europe

"This endlessly fun and hugely entertaining romp through Europe had me laughing out loud and reaching for my passport.” —Jennifer E. Smith, author of Windfall

A POPSUGAR Best Young Adult Novel of 2017!

Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and a half weeks travelling through Europe with her chi …

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Heavy Freight

by Sigmund Brouwer
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: car & road trips, parents

Fifteen-year-old Maxwell Stone has been surviving and thriving in the tough part of East Vancouver by being smart and fast. But when a drug deal goes wrong, Max suddenly finds himself on the run from both the bad guys and the cops. Desperate to escape, Max impulsively decides to hop on a moving freight train. His first attempt to climb aboard fails …

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Hit the Ground Running

by Alison Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: car & road trips, siblings, coming of age

Sixteen-year-old Dee and her seven-year-old brother, Eddie, have been on their own for six weeks. Their father has seemingly vanished into the baking Arizona desert. Their money is drying up and the rent is coming due, but it's a visit from a social worker and the prospect of being separated from Eddie that scares Dee enough to flee. She dupes her …

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Maybe in Paris

by Rebecca Christiansen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 6 to 17
tagged: siblings, disabilities & special needs

Keira Braidwood lands in Paris with her autistic brother, Levi, and high hopes. Levi has just survived a suicide attempt and months in the psych ward?he’s ready for a dose of the wider world. Unlike their helicopter mom and the doctors who hover over Levi, Keira doesn’t think Levi’s certifiable. He’s just . . . quirky. Always has been.

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Road Signs That Say West

by Sylvia Gunnery
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: siblings, suicide, depression, sexual abuse, car & road trips

Left to house sit one summer while their parents are in Europe, three sisters set out on a cross-Canada road trip instead. Through near disasters, new acquaintances, and the revelation of close-kept secrets, the sisters' ties are by turns tested and strengthened.

It's Hanna's wild idea, of course: take their mom's car, pack up the tent, and drive ac …

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