The Car (Paperback)

By Gary Paulsen

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152058272, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Prebound (11/1/2006)
Compact Disc (7/20/2012)
Compact Disc (7/20/2012)
MP3 CD (10/4/2016)
Hardcover (3/1/1994)
MP3 CD (7/20/2012)
MP3 CD (7/20/2012)

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Neglected by his parents, fourteen-year-old Terry Anders is used to taking care of things on his own. He even manages to assemble a car kit by himself. When the car is finished, Terry sets off from Cleveland to Portland in search of an uncle he barely remembers. Along the way, he is joined by a wise Vietnam vet who turns his journey into an adventure in learning.
Each book includes a reader's guide.


About the Author

GARY PAULSEN has written nearly two hundred books for young people, including the Newbery Honor Books Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between a home in New Mexico and a boat on the Pacific Ocean.

Praise For The Car

"This provocative novel introduces and explores some interesting philosophies of life while stressing the value of learning from experience."--Publishers Weekly