His plans to make a larger profit by selling lesser quality shoes drives Jenna and Mrs. I wanted to show how people are made stronger by the tough things they have to face. In hopes of avoiding her alcoholic father, Jenna drives her boss across the country and learns more than she could ever imagine about business, friendship, and life.
Have teens imagine what it must be like to take an amazing road trip from Illinois to Texas with everything being paid for, as well as some spending cash. Gladstone to save the company. It takes a special person to enjoy this.
This is my second Joan Bauer. Posted by Marisa Reyes at. It was quite a ride.
I really enjoyed this book. I loved reading how two people literally sitting on the other sides of the spectrum interact and influence each other and develop themselves.
The scene where Jenna snoops around under the command of Mrs. The story of an unforgettable summer that made her grow and mature through the interactions with people from all walk of life. It begins three weeks after Jenna returns home to Illinois from Texas.
I liked the fact that everyone has been in a shoe store and met a shoe salesperson. I have never gone on a road trip, so this book made me feel as though I was tagging along after them and seeing what they see and experiencing what they go through in the book.
I admire people like her and their insistence on quality and truth. But her family problems are harder to handle, and there are times when Jenna wishes she could just get out of town and take a break.
This story was a crazy mix of things. Through this journey to Texas, they go through some setbacks and resort to doing a lot of self-reflection, and eventually, they work up the courage to confront and defeat their own fears head-on.
Spending weeks upon weeks together, Jenna is becoming aware of the challenges Mrs. A six-week road trip to Texas with Mrs. Gladstone their rival company, Shoe Warehouse, is oh, so exhilarating. Joan Bauer has written several books for young adults.
Anyone who has ever had to deal with a loved one with drug abuse problems will definitely appreciate Jenna and her story. This book makes me want to pick up more books from Joan Bauer. I really enjoyed the banter and exchanges between Jenna and Mrs.
She currently lives in New York with her family. So much of this story is carved from my heart.Rules of The Road is awesome- I love Joan Bauer's way of flowing the story carefully with the characters so that in some parts the characters seem to develop ahead of the story, and sometimes, they get hit hard by the story/5.
Rules of the Road Jenna Boller In this story, Jenna Boller, a young teen with a knack for selling shoes, is the main character. She is the narrator of the story, all her feelings and thoughts being poured out artistically through this book.
Joan Bauer says of her character: "Alcoholism in a family -- its a life of pain, and often, denial. Jun 29, · Bauer, J. () Rules of the road.
New York: Speak. ISBN: X Plot Summary: Jenna Boller has one true passion- selling shoes. For the last year and a half, she has been one of the top employees at Gladstone’s Shoes.
Rules of the Road () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more. Preview of Rules of the Road Summary: Jenna Boiler is supremely happy selling shoes after school at Gladstone's Shoe Store in Chicago, Illinois. There are things sixteen.
Rules of the Road Intrepid teenage shoe salesperson, Jenna Boller, needs to get out of town for the summer because of her alcoholic dad, and gets more than she imagined when she’s hired to drive her elderly boss down to Texas for a corporate showdown.Download