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This is a story of the 1970s. Of a road trip in a wood-paneled station wagon, with the kids in the way-back, singing along to the Steve Miller Band. Of brothers waking up early on Saturday mornings for five consecutive hours of cartoons. Of growing up in a magical era populated by Bic pens, Mr. C...
Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places
An intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history, Ghostland takes readers on a road trip through some of the country's most infamously haunted places - and deep into the dark side of our history.Colin Dickey is on the trail of America's ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned priso...
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
Many authors have attempted to describe what happiness is: fewer have shown us where it is, what we can learn from the inhabitants of different cultures, and how changing your location can change your mood. Now in this enlightening book, Eric Weiner, a self-described mope and longtime foreign co...
The Road to Grace (Walk, Bk. 3)
Evans, Richard Paul
The inspiring third installment of Evans' bestselling series, The Walk, the ongoing story of one man's extraordinary on-foot, cross-country journey full of wisdom and hard-won truth.
Rules Of The Road
Jenna Boller can sell anybody anything. She's the best employee at her branch of Gladstone's Shoes. But her family problems are harder to handle, and there are times when Jenna wishes she could just take a break. So when Madeline Gladstone, the elderly president of Gladstone Shoe Stores, hires...
Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis
For ten years Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend--and in Miss D and Me she tells the story of the great star's harrowing but inspiring final years, a story fans have been waiting decades to hear.Miss D and Me is a story of two powerful w...
Our Great Big Backyard
To help commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service, #1 New York Times bestselling authors former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager have created an exuberant picture book tribute to our national parks and the importance and fun of connecting with ...
Amelia Bedelia Road Trip! (Bk. 3)
With Amelia Bedelia, anything can happen! Amelia Bedelia is hitting the road. Where is she going? It's a surprise! Amelia Bedelia and her mom and dad will try new things (like fishing), they'll eat a lot of pizza (yum), and Amelia Bedelia will meet a new friend--a friend she'll never, ever forget...
Someone Else's Summer
Anna's always idolized her older sister, Storm. So when Storm dies in a tragic car accident on the night of her high school graduation, Anna is completely lost and her family is torn apart. That is, until she finds Storm's summer bucket list and decides to honor her sister by having the best summ...
Mariam Sharma Hits the Road
Three Pakistani-American teenagers, on a trip through the land of pork ribs, mechanical bulls, and Confederate flags. It’s going to be quite an adventure.The summer after her freshman year of college, Mariam is looking forward to working and hanging out with her best friends: irrepressible and be...
The Geography of Lost Things
Ali Collins doesn’t have room in her life for clutter or complications. So when her estranged father passes away and leaves her his only prized possession - a 1968 Firebird convertible - Ali knows she won’t keep it. Not when it reminds her too much of all her father’s unfulfilled promises. And es...
The Longest Road
Philip Caputo sets out with a vintage 1962 Airstream trailer, his wife, and their two English setters on an epic cross-country journey from Florida. They cross the Great Plains, loosely retracing the route forged by Lewis and Clark, and reach the Pacific Coast before heading up to Alaska and the ...
All 16-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school - and life in general - with a minimum of effort. It's not a lot to ask. But that's before he's given some bad news: he's sick and he's going to die. Which totally sucks. Hope arrives in the winged form of Dulcie, a loopy punk angel/poss...
Last Ride to Graceland
Blues musician Cory Ainsworth is barely scraping by after her mother’s death when she discovers a priceless piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia hidden away in a shed out back of the family’s coastal South Carolina home: Elvis Presley’s Stutz Blackhawk, its interior a time capsule of the singer’s l...
The Someday Birds
Pla, Sally J.
Charlie’s perfectly ordinary life has been unraveling ever since his war journalist father was injured in Afghanistan.When his father heads from California to Virginia for medical treatment, Charlie reluctantly travels cross-country with his boy-crazy sister, unruly brothers, and a mysterious new...
Don't Make Me Pull Over!: An Informal History of the Family Road Trip
The birth of America’s first interstate highways in the 1950s hit the gas pedal on the road trip phenomenon and families were soon streaming—sans seatbelts!—to a range of sometimes stirring, sometimes wacky locations. In the days before cheap air travel, families didn’t so much take vacations as ...
Fans of the Impossible Life
A captivating and profound debut novel about complicated love and the friendships that have the power to transform you forever, perfect for fans of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Mira is starting over at Saint Francis Prep. She promised her parents she would at least try to pretend that she cou...
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever.
Bird, Betsy (Edt)
Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids.What could be funnier than family? Read stories about Ursula Brown's grandmother driving her on a road trip to disaster, Lisa Brown's little brother...
A Lite Too Bright
Arthur Louis Pullman the Third is on the verge of a breakdown. He’s been stripped of his college scholarship, is losing his grip on reality, and has been sent away to live with his aunt and uncle.It’s there that Arthur discovers a journal written by his grandfather, the first Arthur Louis Pullman...
America for Beginners
Pival Sengupta has done something she never expected: she has booked a trip with the First Class India USA Destination Vacation Tour Company. But unlike other upper-class Indians on a foreign holiday, the recently widowed Pival is not interested in sightseeing. She is traveling thousands of miles...
Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir
Gilbert, Elizabeth (Introduction by)
Now a New York Times Bestseller -- True stories inspired by one of the most iconic, beloved, bestselling books of our time In the ten years since its electrifying debut, Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat Pray Love has become a worldwide phenomenon, empowering millions of readers to set out on paths ...
The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes
From his bid to become Eudora Welty's lawn boy to the time George Plimpton offered to punch him in the nose, lineage has always been important to Rick Bass. Now at a turning point--in his midfifties, with his long marriage dissolved and his grown daughters out of the house--Bass strikes out on a ...
Mr. Men: Road Trip! (Mr. Men and Little Miss)
The Mr. Men Little Miss crew is traveling across America on a road trip that has something for everyone, from Niagara Falls to the Grand Canyon to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. With visits to the biggest and most famous sights--like the Statue of Liberty, the Gateway Arch, and the Golden Gate Bridg...
Applewhites Coast to Coast
Tolan, R. J.
This third story about the madcap family introduced in Stephanie Tolan’s Newbery Honor Book Surviving the Applewhites features even more outlandish adventures and will appeal to fans of the Applewhites and those meeting them for the first time.E.D. and Jake are doing their best to forget their be...
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