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How to Steal a Car

How to Steal a Car

By Pete Hautman   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545112871 Paperback
176 Pages | 5.24" x 8.01" | Ages 7 to 10

A thrill ride from Nationall Book Award winnter Pete Hautman.

Are you bored out of your mind?

Sick of your friends and family?

Wish you were somewhere (anywhere) else?

Some girls might start drinking or doing drugs. Some girls might act out by sleeping with guys. Some girls might starve themselves or cut themselves.

Not Kelleigh Monahan.

She just steals a car every now and then.

It starts innocently enough. A guy drops his keys in the mall parking lot, and instead of returning them, Kelleigh takes his car for a spin. Then she takes another car... and another... and another...

In How to Steal a Car, National Book Award winner Pete Hautman takes teen readers on a thrilling, scary ride through one suburban girl's turbulent life—one car theft at a time.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for How to Steal a Car

"A sporty, stylish model with peppy acceleration and surprising traction, this will be a sweet ride for readers from reluctant to avid." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Most will identify with Kelleigh's urge to break through life's suffocating safeguards." — Booklist

"A great contemporary read for anyone who loves quirky narrators!" —