The universal experience for most high school students is learning to drive and getting their driver’s license. Add breathlessly plotted romance and an accident and you have a poignant and realistic novel.
Remy Martin prays to the God of Driver’s Education that she will get to drive today. She doesn’t know where she’s going, but she knows one thing . . . she is going to get there fast.
Morgan Campbell had been standing on the threshold of 16 and getting his driver’s license ever since he could remember. But deep into the first crush of his life, thinking of nothing but girls, Morgan forgot what driving was all about.
This poignant novel about responsibility and consequences is as convincing as it is irresistible.
“A wrenching, breathlessly paced plot and an adrenaline-charged romance make Cooney’s latest novel nearly impossible to put down. . . . This modern-day morality tale is as convincing as it is irresistible.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred
“A poignant, realistic novel, with nicely drawn characters.”—Booklist, Starred
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
An ALA Quick Pick
A Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice
Caroline B. Cooney is the author of Goddess of Yesterday (an ALA Notable Children’s Book); The Ransom of Mercy Carter; and The Face on the Milk Carton (an IRA–CBC Children’s Choice). She lives in Westbrook, CT.