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Around the World in 100 Days

Authors: Blackwood, Gary
Lexile: 820,
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JUV007000, JUV016000, JUV041030
ISBN: 9781101445297, Related ISBNs: 014241963X, 0525422951, 1101445297, 9780142419632, 9780525422952
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 368,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: Picking up where Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days left off, Phileas Fogg's teenage son, Harry, is in trouble. He has made a bet that he can drive a steam-powered motor-car around the world in 100 days. So along with a brilliant but shy mechanic, a sly female journalist, and the son of his opponent in the wager, Harry sets off on a race against time. The trip isn't easy, especially with dissension within the group. The question is, will they be able to finish . . .because the stakes are inconceivably high.

"A thrilling, thoroughly road-worthy joy ride." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Fun and suspenseful." - Booklist
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