24 Hours in Nowhere

By: Dusti Bowling

Welcome to Nowhere, Arizona, the least livable town in the United States. For Gus, a bright 13-year-old with dreams of getting out and going to college, life there is made even worse by Bo Taylor, Nowhere’s biggest, baddest bully. When Bo tries to force Gus to eat a dangerously spiny cactus, Rossi Scott, one of the best racers in Nowhere, comes to his rescue—but in return she has to give Bo her prized dirt bike. Determined to buy it back, Gus agrees to go searching for gold in Dead Frenchman Mine, joined by his old friends Jessie Navarro and Matthew Dufort, and Rossi herself. As they hunt for treasure, narrowly surviving everything from cave-ins to mountain lions, they bond over shared stories of how hard life in Nowhere is—and they realize this adventure just may be their way out.
Discussion questions.

ISBN: 9781454929246

JLG Release: Oct 2018


Sensitive Areas: Racial insensitivity, Bullying, References to violence
Topics: Bullying , Dirt bikes , Races , Racing , Friendship , Arizona , Trailer camps , Treasure hunting , Abandoned mines , Adventures , Getting lost , Desert life , Grandmothers and grandsons

$16.30  Member Price


Add to Wishlist

Like this book? Get more like it every month.

PG Middle Plus

Grades 5-8

14 titles/year

$235.90/year

Awards & Honors

2019 Golden Kite Award Honor, Young Reader and Middle Grade Fiction

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

Booklist, Publishers Weekly*

Book Details

ISBN

9781454929246

First Release

October 2018

Genre

Fic

Dewey Classification

F

Trim Size

7 1/2" x 5"

Page Count

256

Accelerated Reader

Level 4.2; Points: 7;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 4.4; Points: 11;

Lexile

Level 610L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Sterling Publishing

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Racial insensitivity, Bullying, References to violence

Topics

Bullying, Dirt bikes, Races, Racing, Friendship, Arizona, Trailer camps, Treasure hunting, Abandoned mines, Adventures, Getting lost, Desert life, Grandmothers and grandsons,

Standard MARC Record

Download Standard MARC Record

Cover Art

Download Cover Art

Recommended Titles From PG Middle Plus

Far Away

by Lisa Graff

PG Middle Plus

$16.85

Eventown

by Corey Ann Haydu

PG Middle Plus

$16.85

Pay Attention, Carter Jones

by Gary D. Schmidt

PG Middle Plus

$16.85

Ruby in the Sky

by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo

PG Middle Plus

$16.85
Copyright © 2017 Magento, Inc. All rights reserved.