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Lawn Boy

Paulsen, Gary

ISBN 10: 1439590265 / ISBN 13: 9781439590263
Published by Paw Prints, 2009
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Title: Lawn Boy

Publisher: Paw Prints

Publication Date: 2009

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Reprint.

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about ""the beauty of capitalism. Supply and Demand. Diversify labor. Distribute the wealth."" ""Wealth?"" I said. ""It's groovy, man,"" said Arnold. If I'd known what was coming, I might have climbed on my mower and putted all the way home to hide in my room. But the lawn business grew and grew. So did my profits, which Arnold invested in many things. And one of them was Joey Pow the prizefighter. That's when my 12th summer got really interesting.

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Three-time Newbery-winning author Gary Paulsen, hailed as "one of the best-loved writers alive" by the New York Times, divides his time between his ranch in New Mexico, a sailboat on the Pacific Ocean, and his dog-kennel in Alaska. He's written over 200 books for young people, stories that have been embraced by readers of all ages.

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