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Mazer, Harry.
New York : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1975.
IL 5-8 RL 6.9
ISBN 088103813X
Have you ever been really angry with your parents?  So angry that you just had to leave the house?  Well, that's what happens to Tony Laporte one snowy night.  Tony is more than a bit spoiled.  His parents had worked hard to give Tony everything they could.  Unfortunately, he now expects to have everything his own way.  Including being allowed to keep the stray dog he brought home.  When his parents tell him he cannot keep the dog, Tony runs out of the house, jumps into his mother's car and takes off.  Tony doesn't even have a driver's license but he doesn't care.  Also, it's snowing like crazy and no one in his right mind would head out in this weather.  But Tony feels he can do anything.  He even picks up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a teenage girl.  Tony regrets picking her up since he quickly grows to dislike her.  And then the unthinkable happens.  Tony loses control of the car and wrecks the car.  Now the two teens are stranded in a rural area in the middle of a blizzard.  Days will pass as they try to survive.  What will happen to them?  Will they find a way to safety?
SUBJECTS:     Survival -- Fiction.
                        Teenagers -- Fiction.


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