Seventeen -year-old Jenna may hail from the aburbs of New Jersey, but Green Teen activism is her life. So when her mom suggests they spend the summer at Grandmaas Florida condo, Jenna pleads to visit her hippie godmother, Susie, up in rural Canada. Jenna is psyched at the chance to commune with this nature she's heard so much aboutaand the cute, plaid-wearing boys she's certain must roam there. But after a few unpleasant run-ins with local wildlife (from a moose called Madge to Susie's sullen Goth stepdaughter to a hot but hostile boy named Reeve), Jenna gets the idea that her long-held ideals, like vegetarianism and conservation, don't play so well with this population of real outdoorsmen. A dusty survival guide offers Jenna amusing tips on navigating the wilderness, and those who call it homeabut can she learn to navigate the surprising turns of her heart?But how am I supposed to pay for it, eh? ... I know people sell out their principles for an easy life all the time, but I cana#39;t believe someone as passionate as Jeremiah B. ... aSometimes, kid, your ideals dona#39;t make a damn bit of difference.
|Title||:||Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots|
|Publisher||:||Candlewick Press - 2010-06-14|