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A Rambler Steals Home (Hardcover)
PRE-ORDER CARTER'S BOOK HERE BY ADDING TO THE CART, BEING SURE TO INDICATE IF YOU WANT YOUR BOOK PERSONALIZED, AND TO WHOM. WE WILL HAVE CARTER SIGN & PERSONALIZE THEM UPON PUB DATE (2/28/17) IF YOU ARE LOCAL, BE SURE TO COME TO THE BOOK LAUNCH PARTY AT THE STORE MARCH 4TH AT 4PM.
Terrific debut by local talent Carter Higgins, this middle grade novel sings with warmth, quirk and charm. Baseball, snackshops, summer, mystery and friendship tie this tale together along with its set of interesting characters Derby, Triple, and Marcus. A real winner!— Maureen Palacios
Garland, Derby, and Triple Clark spend each season traveling highways and byways in their Rambler--until summer, when small-town Ridge Creek, Virginia, calls them back. There they settle in, selling burgers and fries out of Garland's Grill after each game the Rockskippers play in their battered minor-league baseball stadium. Derby's summer traditions bring her closer than she's ever been to a real home that isn't on wheels, but this time, her return to Ridge Creek reveals unwelcome news. Now the person Derby loves most in town needs her help--and yet finding a way to do so may uncover deeply held stories and secrets.
Told in Derby's unforgettable voice, this warm-hearted debut novel is about taking risks, planting roots, and discovering the true definition of home.
“A is for Activist. Advocate. Abolitionist. Ally. Actively Answering A call to Action. Are you an Activist?” Don’t you want to know what B stands for? This book is so awesome. It has great references that politically active parents will get a kick out of, as well as fun alliteration and bold, colorful illustrations. A go to baby shower present for me, this book is sure to raise a peace-loving, politically active baby army. Power to the babies! - Linnea