A Rambler Steals Home

Carter Higgins (Author)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
February 28, 2017
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.0 X 8.3 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780544602014
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About the Author

Carter Higgins is an elementary school librarian, book blogger, and graphic designer. A Rambler Steals Home is her first novel. A native of Virginia, she now lives in Southern California. Visit her website at www.carterhiggins.com.

Reviews

"This story is about as feel-good as they come, with new friendships grounded on old ones, poignant adolescent growth, and insights into family stories."
--Bulletin

"...readers will easily connect with the story's reflections on belonging, hope, family, and the meaning of home."
--Publishers Weekly

"Vibrant, engaging Derby and her descriptive firstperson narrative, full of lively and poignant touches, are compelling and affecting... A heartfelt, immersive debut, perfect for sports fans."
--Booklist

"Fans of quiet, nostalgic stories about team spirit should enjoy this debut effort."
--Kirkus