The Resource Rules of the road, Joan Bauer

Rules of the road, Joan Bauer

Label
Rules of the road
Title
Rules of the road
Statement of responsibility
Joan Bauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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, and along the way Jenna hones her talents as a saleswoman and finds the strength to face her alcoholic father
Summary
Jenna Boller, the star employee at Gladstone's Shoe Store in Chicago, is a very tall sixteen-year-old who really stands out in a crowd, but when Madeline Gladstone hires Jenna to drive her cross country to save her business, she learns the rules of the road, as well as the rules of life
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Golden Kite Award for Fiction, 1998.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction, 1998.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1999
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
075931
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bauer, Joan
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stores, Retail
  • Old age
  • Alcoholism
  • Automobile driving
  • Texas
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Rules of the road, Joan Bauer
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
201 p.
Isbn
9780399231407
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
97032198 /AC
Label
Rules of the road, Joan Bauer
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
201 p.
Isbn
9780399231407
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
97032198 /AC

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