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Masters of Disaster

Masters of Disaster

by Gary Paulsen

Meet three thrill-seeking guys on a quest to prove their manhood. Henry and his best friends, Reed and Riley, think they are the most boring 12-year-olds on the planet, so they go on a quest to become famous Men of Action and Daring! To do this, Henry will dream up extreme stunts, Riley will record them (in detail), and they'll both convince Reed to try new things, including doing extreme bike jumps, riding a rodeo bull, visiting a haunted house, solving a 100-year-old messy murder mystery, fending off wild beasts in the wilderness, and even diving into drippy dumpsters. (Ew!) Will their plan work, or will it all go disastrously wrong?

From his adventure-packed survival stories to his humorous tales, Gary Paulsen's books always push boundaries, always entertain, and always deliver, and this wild adventure is no exception!

9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 7
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Adventure, Comedy and Humor, Mystery and Suspense

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Gary Paulsen Children's author Gary Paulsen ran away from home at the age of fourteen. His experience in diverse jobs and a wide range of interests have provided the basis for many of his works, including Hatchet and Dogsong.

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