The Way To Schenectady

byRichard ScrimgerIllustratorLinda Hendry

October 3, 1998|
The Way To Schenectady by Richard Scrimger
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Twelve-year-old Jane Peeler is about to embark on a summer ritual: the family car trip. Along with her two younger brothers, Bill and Bernie, Jane will endure traffic jams, singalongs, and fights over who gets the window on a two-day car trip to New England. With help from her Walkman, it may not be too bad, even if her chain-smoking, grumpy grandmother is coming along. But during a stop at a gas station, the kids meet Marty – a kind, penniless old man with a problem. How will he get to his brother’s funeral in Schenectady the next day? Jane would like to help him out – but how? Bringing a friend along on holiday is one thing, but a total stranger?

Readers will delight in the hilarious detours the Peelers must make to get their newest passenger, and themselves, to their destination on time.
A columnist and novelist, Richard Scrimger grew up in Toronto, always writing but never really considering it a career, until after the birth of his first two children, twins, when he discovered the only time he could seriously write was during their naps. His style clearly demonstrates the influence of his experiences as a waiter in T...
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Title:The Way To Schenectady
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:168 pages, 7.61 X 5.14 X 0.39 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 7.61 X 5.14 X 0.39 in
Published:October 3, 1998
Publisher:Tundra
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780887764271

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