Road Rash (Hardcover)

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A teenage drummer finds out what life is "really" like on tour with a rock band in this funny and bittersweet YA novel. For anyone who loved "Almost Famous" or "This Is Spinal Tap."
After being dropped from one band, sixteen-year-old drummer Zach gets a chance to go on tour with a much "better" band. It feels like sweet redemption, but this is one rocky road trip filled with jealousy, rivalries, and on-stage meltdowns.
Mark Parsons has written a fast-paced, feel-good novel about a boy finding his place in the world, in a band, and in the music. Zach is a character teens will stand up and cheer for as he lands the perfect gig, and the perfect girl.
A must-read for young garage-band types. "Booklist"
Readers and especially musicians should enjoy debut novelist Parsons's look at a band on the run. "Publishers Weekly"
A road-trip adventure in romance and friendship that is ultimately all about the music. "Kirkus Reviews.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385753425
ISBN-10: 038575342X
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: February 11th, 2014
Pages: 346
Language: English