How Angel Peterson Got His Name: And Other Outrageous Tales of Extreme Sports by Gary Paulsen
Reading level: Ages 9-12
When you grow up in a small town in the north woods, you have to make your own excitement. High spirits, idiocy, and showing off for the girls inspire Gary Paulsen and his friends to attempt:
• Shooting waterfalls in a barrel • The first skateboarding • Jumping three barrels like motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel–except they only have bikes • Hangliding with an Army surplus target kite • Bungee jumping • Wrestling . . . a bear?
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Extreme sports lead to extreme fun in new tales from Gary’s boyhood.
About the Author
Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people. His most recent Delacorte books are Guts and Caught by the Sea.