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Flat Broke: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Greed | [Gary Paulsen]

Flat Broke: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Greed

As a punishment for lying, Kevin has lost his allowance. He doesn’t lie now, but he’s broke. He’s got to find a way to make money. Lots of it, so he can impress Tina Zabinski, the World’s Most Beautiful Girl, and ask her on a date. So Kevin gets creative - and his life becomes a financial comedy of errors. Does he really have what it takes to get filthy rich at age fourteen? In Gary Paulsen’s hilarious follow-up to Liar, Liar, Kevin’s schemes lead him into situations that are sweet, some that are sticky, and some that are downright stinky.
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As a punishment for lying, Kevin has lost his allowance. He doesn’t lie now, but he’s broke. He’s got to find a way to make money. Lots of it, so he can impress Tina Zabinski, the World’s Most Beautiful Girl, and ask her on a date. So Kevin gets creative - and his life becomes a financial comedy of errors. Does he really have what it takes to get filthy rich at age fourteen?

In Gary Paulsen’s hilarious follow-up to Liar, Liar, Kevin’s schemes lead him into situations that are sweet, some that are sticky, and some that are downright stinky.

©2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.; ©2011 Gary Paulsen

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    If you could sum up Flat Broke in three words, what would they be?

    Shows differences between good and bad.


    What other book might you compare Flat Broke to and why?

    Excellent narration. Good book. This has its own identity.


    Have you listened to any of Joshua Swanson???s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    wonderful story. Nice Introduction.


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    We loved this series. It helped entertain me and the three kids, ages 6, 7 and 11, on our way to school and back each day. Amazing how a book tape can teach a lesson and keep the peace in the car.
    I hope there will be more books like this added to the series.

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    Nice Story.Wonderful book.Nice Theme. wonderful.


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