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How Angel Peterson Got His Name: And Other Outrageous Tales about Extreme Sports

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

My boy loved this book!

Paulsen's books are great! My sons are dyslexic, these books have been such motivation encouragement my youngest has gone from the lower 5% to the upper 97% in reading in just 1 semester, Thanks Gary!

posted by tldew on April 8, 2010

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

The book I have been reading is how Angel Peterson got his name

The book I have been reading is how Angel Peterson got his name by Gary Paulson. This book was very interesting and it was steered towards younger age group but it contained thing for older audiences as well. This book was about this kid Angel Peterson and a group of hi...
The book I have been reading is how Angel Peterson got his name by Gary Paulson. This book was very interesting and it was steered towards younger age group but it contained thing for older audiences as well. This book was about this kid Angel Peterson and a group of his friends that try to break world records, make names for themselves, make money, and be able to get/talk to girls. They tried to break speed records and they tried stunts that other people have already done but they wanted to do better than them at it. They also tried to jump cars with bikes and other stupid stunts.
Now I would like to recommend this book to age groups that contain young kids and teenagers because this book in a way connects the two groups together. I found this book interesting because there are boys my age doing a bunch of stupid stuff that I myself probably would have or want to do like I want to jump cars with a mountain bike like they did although it will probably turn out very bad. However I think it would be fun.

posted by CheeseyBurrito110 on September 20, 2012

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  • Posted March 28, 2011

    good

    If you are looking for a book about adventure this is good.Its all so good for just reading.Worth it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2013

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    Luvd it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2010

    this book awsome and funny

    The book how angle pertoson got his name. In chapter the miracle flight is a funny when this boy wanted to to buy this fighter kiant. Emil had to go to pick up some silk for his mom. When he walked in the hard ware store he saw this fighter khant hung up on the wall. He picked up the silk for his mom then returned home. But Emil was one of those people how is thate with a nicely. He raised his own money sow he could buy this fighter kiant. When he bout this kiant he want to home to clane of the wall he was going to put kiate on it. But when he trade to go to sleep he keep trying to figer out what was on his wall so he call up his friend to help him flay his karate where angle brock the world reaced on skies. Wharethe big fieled is we will meat ther earley mornig.then they meant in the big fieled then they fly the the keate but it touke him up in the sky.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2007

    read it!

    Book review of How Angel Peterson Got His Name How Angel Peterson Got His Name is a book about a group of 12 year old boys doing crazy stunts and hilarious pranks. Each of these kids has a crazy and stupid dream or stunt that they want to accomplish. Even though they could end up dead if not very close to it, they still try. Gary Paulsen does a great gob describing all of these stunts and giving you a great picture of what is going on in the book. Although this book is chopped up into little stories each with a stupider and crazier stunt than the last, it¿s still funny and a great book to read. But since there are just a bunch of little stories that fit into one which sort of makes it easier to read because you¿re not having to keep track of one big story. Rather than just a bunch of little stories so if you don¿t like one story you can just read the next one and see if you like it. That¿s why I would recommend this book to struggling readers that don¿t like to read big books because they are ether hard to understand or that if you miss a part then you may have skipped an important part in knowing the story. Overall this is a great book with a crazy and outrageous changing plot full of surprising and funny twists along with all of the stupid stunts. In the end almost all the kids have gotten in trouble or hurt.

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