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One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about "the beauty of capitalism. Supply and Demand. Diversify labor. Distribute the wealth." "Wealth?" I said. "It's groovy, man," said Arnold.

If I'd known what was coming, I might have climbed on my mower and putted all the way home to hide in my room. But the lawn business grew and grew. So did my profits, which Arnold invested in many things. And one of them was Joey Pow the prizefighter. That's when my 12th summer got really interesting.


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Published: Random House Kids an imprint of Random House Publishing Group on Dec 30, 2008
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Grandma gives twelve year old grandson his grandpa's old lawnmower. Meanwhile the owner of the local lawncare service runs off with the wife of one of his customers. Learn the economics of supply and demand and how a simple summer job mowing grass grows into s small fortune thanks to the hippy neighbor who is a stock market day trader. A few shares in a coffin company is the "groovy" beginning for Lawn Boy.read more
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I nice short book interesting book that will inspire students to make the most of what they have. When kids have a need for money this book will inspire them. Who would think that a twelve-year-old could start his own business and have stock and employees all because his grandmother gave him a used riding lawn mower for his birthday?read more
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gary paulsin did a great job on his books. this is one is my favorite.I want to read his newest book. this book includes a boy getting a lawn mower and mowing lawnsread more
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His grandmother gives him an old lawn mower and, before he knows it, he is Lawn Boy. A stockbroker begins to manage his money and suddenly Lawn Boy is rich.With a little more push, this could have been a wildly funny story. I found it so-so.read more
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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey can learn a thing or two from this kid! One summer, his grandmother decides to buy him a lawn mower for his birthday and he starts mowing lawns. One job leads to another and he stumbles upon a new client, Arnold the stockbroker, who starts turns his summer job into a lawn mowing empire with employees, stock options, and a prizefighter. This book brought me back to my college days in Business School learning about capitalism and the law of supply and demand. I listened to the audiobook and Tom Parks is a great narrator. This book is recommended for grades 3-5.read more
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This very short and very entertaining book by Gary Paulsen is about a boy that gets a lawnmower from his grandmother. After recieving the gift he starts mowing lawns, one of his customers is a stockbroker named Arnold that helps him become rich. This is a great book for reluctant readers and would be great for summer reading.read more
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personally i didn't think it was all that funny. Mostly it talked about how to spend money or how to start a buissness.read more
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Quick and highly entertaining book about 12-year-old boy whose grandmother gives him a riding lawnmower for his birthday. People start asking him to mow their lawns, and in very short order he has a business and is making serious money. The premise works because he is guided by a neighbor who explains what he needs to do next every time he gets more business than he can handle -- then even invests his money and has incredible success. The boy is generally overwhelmed with every new development, but manages to follow along. Lots of the events are designed with boys in mind.read more
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RGG: Humorous story about a young boy's money making efforts. Reading Level: 10-12.read more
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I was disappointed in this book by Gary Paulsen. It was short, but not easy to read. Boy (no name) receives an old lawn mower from his grandmother. He starts mowing his lawn, then is asked by a neighbor to mow the neighbor's lawn. He keeps getting more lawns to mow. A financial investor takes over his money. He keeps adding lawns, adds employees, invests his money, sponsors a fighter, gets threatened by gangsters. Ends up with $480,000. If you want to find out how the stock market works, this is a good book. If you're looking for a good story, read one of Paulsen's other books.read more
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This book is about a boy who gets a lawn mower for his birthday. he was trying it out until his neighbors asked if he mowed lawns. He said yes and mowed there lawn. when there lawn was mowed another neighbor asked and his business. He had to keep the secret from his family who was pretty poor. he was mowing lawns everyday and became rich. He met a boxer named Joey Pow. He soon became a millionare and saved up to six million dollars. I like this book because it has good descriptions. I would encourage all readers to read this book.Like i said i encourage people to read tis. I rated this book a 5 because i thought it had great ending. It didnt really make any sense though because he couldnt tell his parents and then ended up a millionare. But in the end i still liked this book.read more
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good book overall. Wish that this could be me someday :)read more
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The narrator inherits an old lawn mower and starts a lawn mowing business. Before he knows it, he's got more business than he can handle and a hippie stockbroker making investments for him. Each chapter title has something to do with an economic principle and we are taken along on the ride as the young narrator learns more than he ever wanted to learn about capitalism. Very quick read. Cute.read more
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This book was very funny and amazing. It starts out with this kid and on his 12th birthday his grandmother got him a lawn mower and hes thinks to himself and says,"What am i going to do with a lawn mower?" Then he thinks and says,"I can get money to mow lawns because iv'e needed some maney lately." So he put up signs every and then he gets to making some money and this guy calls him over and says do you want to.....? To find out what the guy asks him you will have to read Lawn Boy.read more
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Summary: Lawn Boy is the story of a young boy who receives an old riding lawn mower for his 12th birthday from his grandmother. He is trying out the lawn mower on his own lawn when one of his neighbors sees him mowing and asks him if he could mow his lawn. Another neighbor sees the boy mowing a lawn and asks him to mow his lawn, and one neighbor leads to another and another where the boy is mowing lawns and earning money. Before long he has more than he can handle and Arnold steps into the picture. Arnold knows of a man who would be willing to help. As the business blossoms, he has to get more help, and before long has 15 people working for him. Arnold is handling all the financials of the business and invests some of the money in stocks. Before long the boy’s investments are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. He also finds himself the sponsor of a professional boxer, who ends up being able to keep the bullies away. Personal reaction: Several years ago GaryPaulsen was a luncheon speaker at the Oklahoma Library Association Annual Conference. Lawn Boy had been selected as the Children’s Sequoyah winner. I have wanted to read this book ever since, and very much enjoyed reading the adventures the boy goes through. He was looking for ways to get a little money so he could get an inner tube for his bicycle and ends up with more money that he knows what to do with.Classroom extension: 1. I would use this book in a lesson about economics. The students could do a project about what they could do to earn money. 2. This book could also be used in a lesson about finance and stocks. The student could look at the stock market and determine which stocks might be good investments or bad investments.read more
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Two students were able to give an account of the general story, but without much detail. So, I read it and found out that the finanacial terms in the book went over my head, but probably it completly buggle them. Short story easy to read. If making a profit was ever so simple. I remember that I once had a dream to make a mowing grass business myself.read more
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A boy receives an old riding lawn mower from his grandmother on his 12th birthday. His family doesn't have a lot of money, so he figures that mowing lawns would be a good way to earn enough for a new tube for his bicycle tire. He quickly finds himself in demand, and an out-of-work-stockbroker neighbor who trades mowing for investing his pay and financial advice helps him turn this one-boy business into a booming enterprise with sub-contractors and sub-sub contractors with big-time business/financial management lessons along the way.read more
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When his grandmother gives him an old riding lawnmower for his birthday, the narrator-- known to the reader only as Lawnboy-- soon finds himself the boss of a lawn care business that grows faster than he ever could imagine.This plot-focused book is a quick read, with very little time spent on character development. While it might not contribute to much discussion in an English class, the basics of economics are well-integrated into the story, making it a good resource for an elementary introduction to the subject. There is little conflict in the story, making it a good choice for young readers who dislike tension. However, the lack of any negative consequences for somewhat questionable actions give the book an uneven feel.Recommended for use as an economic education resource, but not as a novel.read more
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This Sequoyah Winning book by Gary Paulsen tells the story of Lawn Boy, who is given a lawn mower by his grandmother for his twelfth birthday and it changes his life. His second day in business he already has eight jobs. One client, Arnold, pays Lawn Boy in stock-market account and business advice. Lawn Boy soon has fifteen employees, a partner, and a lot of money invested.I loved this story and thought it would be a particularly great story for boys. It was a great "rags to riches" story that children will find enjoyable.In the classroom, I would have students (as groups of three or four) create an idea of another business that they would be interested in. They would make a presentation to the class, explaining why their classmates should hire them.read more
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Great book. Very interesting and funny.read more
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I loved this book! Thought it was funny and a quick read. I was even giggling outloud and had to read passages to my husband. I thought the book would be great for my relunctant readers because it is an easy read, and a very entertaining. Gary Paulsen has done a wonderful job of imitating a 12 year old boy, and I think my studentrs will relate to him. The only weak spot I found may be in some of the language he uses while describing the stock market.read more
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Lawn Boy received a gift like no other for his birthday. His grandmother gave him his grandfather's old riding lawnmower. Since he needed anew inner tube for his bicycle he decided to mow a couple of lawns to earn the money. Little did he know when he traded out lawn mowing with a stock broker that his life would change. Here he was only twelve years old and had more money than he knew what to do with and was the sponsor of a boxer. He had accomplished all of this without his parents knowledge. What would happen when they found out?This was a really fun and quick read. I can't wait for my students to get their hands on it next year.read more
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My daughter had to read this book at school last year. It was one book she really enjoyed!! The great thing about it is that children learn about serious things like money, budgets, business and summer jobs. Although a little unrealistic regarding the fortune Lawn Boy made in such a short time, my daughter thought it was nice because she could relate to the main character being her age, and it made her think of new ways of making money. She even ordered Lawn Boy Returns after she finished the first one!! When my daughter gets so involved in a book, I am always curious to find out the reason!!read more
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Ends with a great one-liner.read more
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This book was very enjoyable to read. It was cool how this ordinary kid got a lawn mower for his birthday and has this company,a wrestler, and a ton of cash. How cool would that be?read more
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12 year-old turns business man, stockholder, and prize-fighter-sponsor in this short read. A capitalism love-story.Genre: children's novelread more
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This book is about a 12-year-old boy who was broke. His grandma gave him his grandpa's old lawn mower. So he decided to mow some lawns to get some more money. Then once he started mowing some people's lawns more people wanted their lawns mowed. Then one day a man named Arnold wanted his lawn mowed so then he decided to mow Arnold's lawn. Arnold was a stoke broker and he said he could teach him about many things and also how to get more money. Then after he had met Arnold and they had talked about the things that Arnold would teach him. Arnold started investing in him and other things. One of the other things that Arnold was investing in was Joey Pow the prizefighter. Then after that his summer started to get more and more interesting and he started earning more and more money.I gave this book a four star rating. I gave it a four star rating because I liked how the author wrote the story and just the story itself. I liked the story becuase it is about a boy how was broke and just wanted to make some money but then ended up making a lot more money then he had planned. I also like how he came to making more money and the people he met and worked with. I also liked that the mowing lawns turned into a business and he started making lots of money. But I didn't like that he had trouble with his business and friends. I also like how the story happened though. I liked that he just started as some a boy trying to make some money but then started making more and more money then turning mowing lawns into a business and making thousands of dollars in just a few weeks.read more
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Paulsen writes this book in the first person, telling the story of a boy who get's an old riding lawnmower from his Grandma for his 12th birthday. The story of what happens on his summer vacation is nothing ordinary after he meets a motley crew of characters who get involved with his business. What struck me about this so-so tale, if the number of curriculum connections a teacher could use in this one hour read-aloud. From literacy, sports, math, to the ever popular: "What will you do on your summer vacation." A veritable treasure for an economics course. Note: It contains nothing unsuitable for classroom listening.read more
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Lawn Boy is the story of an industrious kid who accidentally strikes it rich. This is a great pick for reluctant readers, and this slim but entertaining volume will appeal to kids of various ages. The success of the protagonist will send kids everywhere off dreaming of adventures and will leave families laughing out loud. Particularly recommended for boys who would rather "do" than "read."read more
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Grandma gives twelve year old grandson his grandpa's old lawnmower. Meanwhile the owner of the local lawncare service runs off with the wife of one of his customers. Learn the economics of supply and demand and how a simple summer job mowing grass grows into s small fortune thanks to the hippy neighbor who is a stock market day trader. A few shares in a coffin company is the "groovy" beginning for Lawn Boy.
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I nice short book interesting book that will inspire students to make the most of what they have. When kids have a need for money this book will inspire them. Who would think that a twelve-year-old could start his own business and have stock and employees all because his grandmother gave him a used riding lawn mower for his birthday?
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gary paulsin did a great job on his books. this is one is my favorite.I want to read his newest book. this book includes a boy getting a lawn mower and mowing lawns
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His grandmother gives him an old lawn mower and, before he knows it, he is Lawn Boy. A stockbroker begins to manage his money and suddenly Lawn Boy is rich.With a little more push, this could have been a wildly funny story. I found it so-so.
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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Oprah Winfrey can learn a thing or two from this kid! One summer, his grandmother decides to buy him a lawn mower for his birthday and he starts mowing lawns. One job leads to another and he stumbles upon a new client, Arnold the stockbroker, who starts turns his summer job into a lawn mowing empire with employees, stock options, and a prizefighter. This book brought me back to my college days in Business School learning about capitalism and the law of supply and demand. I listened to the audiobook and Tom Parks is a great narrator. This book is recommended for grades 3-5.
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This very short and very entertaining book by Gary Paulsen is about a boy that gets a lawnmower from his grandmother. After recieving the gift he starts mowing lawns, one of his customers is a stockbroker named Arnold that helps him become rich. This is a great book for reluctant readers and would be great for summer reading.
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personally i didn't think it was all that funny. Mostly it talked about how to spend money or how to start a buissness.
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Quick and highly entertaining book about 12-year-old boy whose grandmother gives him a riding lawnmower for his birthday. People start asking him to mow their lawns, and in very short order he has a business and is making serious money. The premise works because he is guided by a neighbor who explains what he needs to do next every time he gets more business than he can handle -- then even invests his money and has incredible success. The boy is generally overwhelmed with every new development, but manages to follow along. Lots of the events are designed with boys in mind.
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RGG: Humorous story about a young boy's money making efforts. Reading Level: 10-12.
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I was disappointed in this book by Gary Paulsen. It was short, but not easy to read. Boy (no name) receives an old lawn mower from his grandmother. He starts mowing his lawn, then is asked by a neighbor to mow the neighbor's lawn. He keeps getting more lawns to mow. A financial investor takes over his money. He keeps adding lawns, adds employees, invests his money, sponsors a fighter, gets threatened by gangsters. Ends up with $480,000. If you want to find out how the stock market works, this is a good book. If you're looking for a good story, read one of Paulsen's other books.
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This book is about a boy who gets a lawn mower for his birthday. he was trying it out until his neighbors asked if he mowed lawns. He said yes and mowed there lawn. when there lawn was mowed another neighbor asked and his business. He had to keep the secret from his family who was pretty poor. he was mowing lawns everyday and became rich. He met a boxer named Joey Pow. He soon became a millionare and saved up to six million dollars. I like this book because it has good descriptions. I would encourage all readers to read this book.Like i said i encourage people to read tis. I rated this book a 5 because i thought it had great ending. It didnt really make any sense though because he couldnt tell his parents and then ended up a millionare. But in the end i still liked this book.
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good book overall. Wish that this could be me someday :)
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The narrator inherits an old lawn mower and starts a lawn mowing business. Before he knows it, he's got more business than he can handle and a hippie stockbroker making investments for him. Each chapter title has something to do with an economic principle and we are taken along on the ride as the young narrator learns more than he ever wanted to learn about capitalism. Very quick read. Cute.
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This book was very funny and amazing. It starts out with this kid and on his 12th birthday his grandmother got him a lawn mower and hes thinks to himself and says,"What am i going to do with a lawn mower?" Then he thinks and says,"I can get money to mow lawns because iv'e needed some maney lately." So he put up signs every and then he gets to making some money and this guy calls him over and says do you want to.....? To find out what the guy asks him you will have to read Lawn Boy.
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Summary: Lawn Boy is the story of a young boy who receives an old riding lawn mower for his 12th birthday from his grandmother. He is trying out the lawn mower on his own lawn when one of his neighbors sees him mowing and asks him if he could mow his lawn. Another neighbor sees the boy mowing a lawn and asks him to mow his lawn, and one neighbor leads to another and another where the boy is mowing lawns and earning money. Before long he has more than he can handle and Arnold steps into the picture. Arnold knows of a man who would be willing to help. As the business blossoms, he has to get more help, and before long has 15 people working for him. Arnold is handling all the financials of the business and invests some of the money in stocks. Before long the boy’s investments are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. He also finds himself the sponsor of a professional boxer, who ends up being able to keep the bullies away. Personal reaction: Several years ago GaryPaulsen was a luncheon speaker at the Oklahoma Library Association Annual Conference. Lawn Boy had been selected as the Children’s Sequoyah winner. I have wanted to read this book ever since, and very much enjoyed reading the adventures the boy goes through. He was looking for ways to get a little money so he could get an inner tube for his bicycle and ends up with more money that he knows what to do with.Classroom extension: 1. I would use this book in a lesson about economics. The students could do a project about what they could do to earn money. 2. This book could also be used in a lesson about finance and stocks. The student could look at the stock market and determine which stocks might be good investments or bad investments.
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Two students were able to give an account of the general story, but without much detail. So, I read it and found out that the finanacial terms in the book went over my head, but probably it completly buggle them. Short story easy to read. If making a profit was ever so simple. I remember that I once had a dream to make a mowing grass business myself.
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A boy receives an old riding lawn mower from his grandmother on his 12th birthday. His family doesn't have a lot of money, so he figures that mowing lawns would be a good way to earn enough for a new tube for his bicycle tire. He quickly finds himself in demand, and an out-of-work-stockbroker neighbor who trades mowing for investing his pay and financial advice helps him turn this one-boy business into a booming enterprise with sub-contractors and sub-sub contractors with big-time business/financial management lessons along the way.
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When his grandmother gives him an old riding lawnmower for his birthday, the narrator-- known to the reader only as Lawnboy-- soon finds himself the boss of a lawn care business that grows faster than he ever could imagine.This plot-focused book is a quick read, with very little time spent on character development. While it might not contribute to much discussion in an English class, the basics of economics are well-integrated into the story, making it a good resource for an elementary introduction to the subject. There is little conflict in the story, making it a good choice for young readers who dislike tension. However, the lack of any negative consequences for somewhat questionable actions give the book an uneven feel.Recommended for use as an economic education resource, but not as a novel.
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This Sequoyah Winning book by Gary Paulsen tells the story of Lawn Boy, who is given a lawn mower by his grandmother for his twelfth birthday and it changes his life. His second day in business he already has eight jobs. One client, Arnold, pays Lawn Boy in stock-market account and business advice. Lawn Boy soon has fifteen employees, a partner, and a lot of money invested.I loved this story and thought it would be a particularly great story for boys. It was a great "rags to riches" story that children will find enjoyable.In the classroom, I would have students (as groups of three or four) create an idea of another business that they would be interested in. They would make a presentation to the class, explaining why their classmates should hire them.
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Great book. Very interesting and funny.
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I loved this book! Thought it was funny and a quick read. I was even giggling outloud and had to read passages to my husband. I thought the book would be great for my relunctant readers because it is an easy read, and a very entertaining. Gary Paulsen has done a wonderful job of imitating a 12 year old boy, and I think my studentrs will relate to him. The only weak spot I found may be in some of the language he uses while describing the stock market.
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Lawn Boy received a gift like no other for his birthday. His grandmother gave him his grandfather's old riding lawnmower. Since he needed anew inner tube for his bicycle he decided to mow a couple of lawns to earn the money. Little did he know when he traded out lawn mowing with a stock broker that his life would change. Here he was only twelve years old and had more money than he knew what to do with and was the sponsor of a boxer. He had accomplished all of this without his parents knowledge. What would happen when they found out?This was a really fun and quick read. I can't wait for my students to get their hands on it next year.
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My daughter had to read this book at school last year. It was one book she really enjoyed!! The great thing about it is that children learn about serious things like money, budgets, business and summer jobs. Although a little unrealistic regarding the fortune Lawn Boy made in such a short time, my daughter thought it was nice because she could relate to the main character being her age, and it made her think of new ways of making money. She even ordered Lawn Boy Returns after she finished the first one!! When my daughter gets so involved in a book, I am always curious to find out the reason!!
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Ends with a great one-liner.
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This book was very enjoyable to read. It was cool how this ordinary kid got a lawn mower for his birthday and has this company,a wrestler, and a ton of cash. How cool would that be?
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12 year-old turns business man, stockholder, and prize-fighter-sponsor in this short read. A capitalism love-story.Genre: children's novel
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This book is about a 12-year-old boy who was broke. His grandma gave him his grandpa's old lawn mower. So he decided to mow some lawns to get some more money. Then once he started mowing some people's lawns more people wanted their lawns mowed. Then one day a man named Arnold wanted his lawn mowed so then he decided to mow Arnold's lawn. Arnold was a stoke broker and he said he could teach him about many things and also how to get more money. Then after he had met Arnold and they had talked about the things that Arnold would teach him. Arnold started investing in him and other things. One of the other things that Arnold was investing in was Joey Pow the prizefighter. Then after that his summer started to get more and more interesting and he started earning more and more money.I gave this book a four star rating. I gave it a four star rating because I liked how the author wrote the story and just the story itself. I liked the story becuase it is about a boy how was broke and just wanted to make some money but then ended up making a lot more money then he had planned. I also like how he came to making more money and the people he met and worked with. I also liked that the mowing lawns turned into a business and he started making lots of money. But I didn't like that he had trouble with his business and friends. I also like how the story happened though. I liked that he just started as some a boy trying to make some money but then started making more and more money then turning mowing lawns into a business and making thousands of dollars in just a few weeks.
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Paulsen writes this book in the first person, telling the story of a boy who get's an old riding lawnmower from his Grandma for his 12th birthday. The story of what happens on his summer vacation is nothing ordinary after he meets a motley crew of characters who get involved with his business. What struck me about this so-so tale, if the number of curriculum connections a teacher could use in this one hour read-aloud. From literacy, sports, math, to the ever popular: "What will you do on your summer vacation." A veritable treasure for an economics course. Note: It contains nothing unsuitable for classroom listening.
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Lawn Boy is the story of an industrious kid who accidentally strikes it rich. This is a great pick for reluctant readers, and this slim but entertaining volume will appeal to kids of various ages. The success of the protagonist will send kids everywhere off dreaming of adventures and will leave families laughing out loud. Particularly recommended for boys who would rather "do" than "read."
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