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The other way around [electronic resource]. Sashi Kaufman.

Kaufman, Sashi. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781467724043 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781467739887 (electronic bk)
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab |©, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Andrew has seen a flash of his future. (Dad: unfinished PhD. Mom: unfulfilling career. Their marriage: unsuccessful.) Based on what he's seen, he's uninspired to put a foot on the well-worn path to the adulthood everyone expects of him. There must be another way around.After a particularly disastrous Thanksgiving (his cousin wets Andrew's bed; his parents were too chicken to tell him his grandmother died), Andrew accidentally (on purpose) runs away and joins the circus. Kind of.A guy can meet the most interesting people at the Greyhound station at dinnertime on Thanksgiving day. The Freegans are exactly the kinds of friends (living out of an ancient VW camper van, dumpster diving, dressing like clowns and busking for change) who would have Andrew's mom reaching for a third glass of Chardonnay. To Andrew, five teenagers who seem like they've found another way to grow up are a dream come true. But as the VW winds its way across the USA, the future is anything but...
Target Audience Note: Grade 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.5 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3632 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2494 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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