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Freedom's Just Another Word

by Caroline Stellings
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: car & road trips, diversity & multicultural, music

The year Louisiana – Easy for short – meets Janis Joplin is the year everything changes. Easy is a car mechanic in her dad’s shop, but she can sing the blues like someone twice her age. So when she hears that Janis Joplin is passing through her small town of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Easy is there with her heart - and her voice - in hand. It …

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How to Be Bad

by Lauren Myracle; E. Lockhart & Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: car & road trips, friendship, coming of age

Three bestselling authors—E. Lockhart, Sarah Mlynowski, and Lauren Myracle—bring you on the road trip of a lifetime in this dynamic novel packed with fun, friendship, and feminism.

Jesse, Vicks, and Mel each has her own reason for wanting to get away from their nowheresville Florida town. Add in a hot (and harmless) hitchhiker, an impending hurr …

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Old Man Teachers' Guide

Dundurn Teachers' Guide

by James Venn
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: car & road trips, parents, boys & men

A trip with his estranged father changes Nate forever.

Commended for the Popular Paperback Young Adults Pick, 2014 and short-listed for the Forest of Reading - White Pine Award for Fiction, 2014
Just as summer vacation is about to arrive, Nate Huffman’s plans are unexpectedly shelved for the most unlikely of reasons: the reappearance of his est …

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Damage

by Robin Stevenson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: runaways, car & road trips, law & crime

It's an ordinary nightmare of a family trip until Theo realizes that the beautiful girl beside the hotel pool is his childhood babysitter—and his first crush. Theo hasn't seen Ronnie for five years, but when she invites him to go with her—and her toddler son, Zach—on a road trip, he leaps at the opportunity to ditch his parents and head to Ho …

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Old Man

by David A. Poulsen
edition: eBook
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: car & road trips, boys & men, parents

A trip with his estranged father changes Nate forever.

Commended for the Popular Paperback Young Adults Pick, 2014 and short-listed for the Forest of Reading - White Pine Award for Fiction, 2014
Just as summer vacation is about to arrive, Nate Huffman’s plans are unexpectedly shelved for the most unlikely of reasons: the reappearance of his est …

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Growing Up Ivy

by Peggy Dymond Leavey
edition: eBook
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 5 to 6
tagged: canada, parents, car & road trips

Commended for the 2011 Best Books for Kids and Teens
Living in grim Depression-era Toronto with her actress mother, Frannie, Ivy Chalmers has never met her father. In 1931, Frannie sends twelve-year-old Ivy to stay with her paternal grandmother in Larkin, Ontario, while she seeks stardom in New York City. When Ivy’s father, Alva, arrives unexpe …

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