Political Timber by Chris Lynch
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Gordie Foley can’t wait to coast through his senior year—so how did he end up running for mayor?The best girl, the best car, and the best class schedule—Gordie Foley has it all in his final year of high school. When his beloved grandfather, the former mayor of the town, gives Gordie his trademark Studebaker Gran Tourismo Hawk for his eighteenth birthday, Gordie can’t wait to live the most awesome senior year ever. But his grandfather has other plans. Calling the shots from prison, where he has been sent for racketeering, he sets up Gordie to run for town mayor to keep the family name in the news. Now Gordie is heading down the campaign trail—and this is a ride he can’t just coast through. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Chris Lynch including rare images from the author’s personal collection.
 

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Chris Lynch is a National Book Award finalist and the author of many highly acclaimed books for young adults, including "The Big Game of Everything", "Who the Man", and the Michael L. Printz Honor Book "Freewill"; "Iceman", "Shadow boxer", "Gold Dust", and "Slot Machine", all ALA Best Books for Young Adults; and "Extreme Elvin". He also mentors aspiring writers and teaches in the creative writing program at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
Published March 5, 2013 by Open Road Media Teen & Tween. 176 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 The prospect of a blissful senior year darkens for a teenager when he's swept into the local political arena.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Political Timber (A Trophy Bo...

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Once more proving his versatility, Lynch shifts gears from the brooding, violent atmosphere of his Native Son trilogy with this cheeky, effervescent tale about a teenager thrust into the world of adul

Oct 02 1996 | Read Full Review of Political Timber (A Trophy Bo...

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