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Lawn boy: Lawn Boy Series, Book 1

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One day I was twelve 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. That's when my twelfth summer got really interesting.

Gary Paulsen's comic story about a summer job becomes a slapstick lesson in business as one boy turns a mountain of grass into a mountain of cash.

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Grouped Work ID 18021bf9-e039-e03f-8538-c8a8e2d95236
Grouping Title lawn boy
Grouping Author paulsen gary
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-17 23:28:47PM
Last Indexed 2019-01-18 00:07:58AM

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auth_author2 Parks, Tom, 1965-
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series Lawn Boy
series_with_volume Lawn Boy|
subject_facet Business enterprises. -- Fiction, Children's audiobooks, Lawn care industry -- Juvenile fiction -- Sound recordings, Money-making projects -- Fiction, Money-making projects for children -- Juvenile fiction, Money-making projects for children -- Juvenile fiction -- Sound recordings, Summer employment -- Fiction, Summer employment -- Juvenile fiction, Summer employment -- Juvenile fiction -- Sound recordings
title_display Lawn boy
title_full Lawn Boy Lawn Boy Series, Book 1, Lawn boy / Gary Paulsen, Lawn boy [sound recording] / Gary Paulsen
title_short Lawn boy
title_sub Lawn Boy Series, Book 1
topic_facet Business enterprises, Children's audiobooks, Humor (Fiction), Juvenile Fiction, Lawn care industry, Money-making projects, Money-making projects for children, Summer employment