The must-read sequel to the beloved Rules of the Road, from award-winning author Joan Bauer.
Jenna Boller is dripping with newfound maturity after her life-altering summer on the road. She has a job she loves at Gladstone Shoes, a best friend who makes her laugh, and a dysfunctional family she's learning how to handle. Jenna feels ready for anythinguntil Tanner Cobb, a guy with a past, a police record, and dangerously good looks, walks into her life. Suddenly Jenna's surrounded by crises, including a shoe empire on the verge of crumbling. Tanner's street smarts seem to be what Jenna needs, but can she trust him enough when the going gets tough?
Joan Bauer (www.joanbauer.com.) is the author of numerous books for young readers. She received a Newbery Honor Medal for Hope Was Here, and the L.A. Times Book Prize for Rules of the Road. The Christopher Award was given to both Hope was Here and Close to Famous, which also received the Schneider Family Book Award. Joan is the recipient of numerous state awards voted by readers.
School Library Journal says, "When it comes to creating strong, independent, and funny characters, Bauer is in a class by herself."
Praise for Best Foot Forward...
"This funny, winsome book is full of Bauer's trademark folksy wisdom..."--Jennifer Hubert, Booklist
Praise for Backwater by Joan Bauer
"Bauer's characters crackle with eccentricity and exhibit glimmers of intense emotion."--Publishers Weekly
Praise for Almost Home by Joan Bauer
"Sugar's voice is convincing, both as storyteller and young writer; her natural good humor shines through what could be a sad story indeed. Quirky supporting charactersboth human and dogadd to its appeal. Sugar...will win readers hearts." Kirkus, starred review
"Sure to inspire..." Library Media Connection, starred revie
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