Around the World in 100 Days

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Picking up where Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days left off, Phileas Fogg's teenage son, Harry, is in trouble. He has made a bet that he can drive a steam-powered motor-car around the world in 100 days. So along with a brilliant but shy mechanic, a sly female journalist, and the son of his opponent in the wager, Harry sets off on a race against time. The trip isn't easy, especially with dissension within the group. The question is, will they be able to finish . . .because the stakes are inconceivably high.

"A thrilling, thoroughly road-worthy joy ride." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Fun and suspenseful." - Booklist
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About the author

Gary L. Blackwood sold his first story when he was nineteen, and has been writing and publishing stories, articles, plays, novels, and nonfiction books regularly ever since. His stage plays have won awards and been produced in university and regional theatre. Nonfiction subjects he's covered include biography, history, and paranormal phenomena. His juvenile novels, which include WILD TIMOTHY, THE DYING SUN, and THE SHAKESPEARE STEALER, are set in a wide range of times and places, from Elizabethan England to a parallel universe. Several have received special recognition and been translated into other languages. He and his wife and kids live outside Carthage, MO.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Nov 11, 2010
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Pages
368
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ISBN
9781101445297
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / General
Juvenile Fiction / Transportation / Cars & Trucks
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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