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Dirt bomb / Fleur Beale.

By: Beale, Fleur [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2011Description: 208 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781869795467 ; 1869795466 .Subject(s): Teenage boys -- New Zealand -- Teen fiction | Moneymaking projects -- Teen fiction | Friendship -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand.Summary: Jake's life is sweet. He's got no money and doesn't have a mobile, but he's got two best mates; Buzz and Robbie. Buzz is generous and doesn't mind buying stuff for his mates. Jake wouldn't change a thing. But then Robbie has the idea of the century: rescue the old wreck from the ditch and make it into a paddock basher. Yes! Buzz, however, puts a spanner in the works by saying he's not paying for it all. Even stevens or no deal. Robbie gets a job. Jake refuses. It's just not his style to work for a boss. But he desperately wants to drive that car, and the others are going to go ahead without him. The summer holidays are looking like being a desert of boredom and friendlessness. He needs a game plan...
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Jake's life is sweet. He's got no money and doesn't have a mobile, but he's got two best mates; Buzz and Robbie. Buzz is generous and doesn't mind buying stuff for his mates. Jake wouldn't change a thing. But then Robbie has the idea of the century: rescue the old wreck from the ditch and make it into a paddock basher. Yes! Buzz, however, puts a spanner in the works by saying he's not paying for it all. Even stevens or no deal. Robbie gets a job. Jake refuses. It's just not his style to work for a boss. But he desperately wants to drive that car, and the others are going to go ahead without him. The summer holidays are looking like being a desert of boredom and friendlessness. He needs a game plan...

Comment by Catherine
01/10/2012

This story made me more interested in cars and explained some of the parts and their uses. I quite enjoyed this book and finished it rather quickly, due to my interest in it. Caitlin

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