Lawn Boy
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(4.5 based on 135 ratings)
  • 1
    Lawn Boy | Gary Paulsen

    Lawn Boy

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 24 mins)
    • By Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated By Tom Parks
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (76)
    Story
    (76)

    "One day I was 12 years old and broke. I set out to mow some lawns with Grandpa's old riding mower. One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about: the beauty of capitalism. Supply and demand. Diversifying labor. Distributing the wealth. 'It's groovy, man,' Arnold said. The grass grew, and so did business. Arnold invested my money in many things. One of them was a prizefighter. All of a sudden I was the sponsor of my very own fighter, Joey Pow."

    Great Summer Read

    One of my favorite quick books!

    Reviewed on May 22 2017 by Wendy ()
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    Lawn Boy Returns | Gary Paulsen

    Lawn Boy Returns

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 33 mins)
    • By Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated By Tom Parks
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (35)
    Performance
    (24)
    Story
    (23)

    The summer I was 12, mowing lawns with Grandpa’s old riding mower turned into big business. With advice from Arnold the stockbroker, I learned all about making money.

    Great Children's book

    I purchased this book for my 10 yr old to inspire him to read about things he was interested in. I started reading it too & couldn't put it down. It..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 22 2011 by Tessie (Hattiesburg, MS, United States)