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Charles, Norma.
Vancouver, BC : Raincoast, 2003.
IL 3-6
ISBN 1551925982
Imagine you are on a honeymoon.  At age 12!  Well, that's the situation for Jacob Armstrong.  OK, you probably have figured out that it isn't his honeymoon.  It's his mother's.  She's married that gangly, red-head Fred Finkle.  And now they are all mushy, mushy.  Can they just go away by themselves?  No, of course not.  They decide to pack up the station wagon with Jacob, his sister Minerva, and Finkle's 10 year old son Barney and 8 year old Sam.  They are going to drive all the way from Vancouver to Mexico.  And camp along the way!  Hour after hour of Barney's cow jokes.   Sam invents his own world with his action figures.  Minerva plugs in her CD and doesn't come up.  And what about Jacob?  How will he survive the honeymoon All the Way To Mexico?
SUBJECTS:     Step families -- Fiction.
                        Vacations -- Fiction.


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