Thought for Today
"Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day."
Book: Handbook of Nothin'
Author: N. K. Wright
About the book
Straight from the middle-late 20th century comes the tale of a teen always on the cusp of trouble!
year is 1972. Against the stormy backdrop of a nuclear arms race,
Watergate break-ins, the Vietnam war, and indescribable acts of terror, a
teenage boy lives out his simple, rural life. But despite his seemingly
tranquil farm life, “Nothin’ Right”—as he’s known to many of his
seventh-grade classmates—faces trouble on numerous fronts and against
several adversaries. Can a resourceful farm boy solve his own epic
problems when the often-violent world around him is on the verge of
Handbook of Nothin' is a 1972 snapshot of rural
western America as told through the experiences of a 13-year-old junior
high boy and the scrawled pencil drawings in his school notebook.
Handbook of Nothin' could be considered a higher-end middle grade book, but is a fun read for all ages.
This was such a fun book! No matter if you are 10 or 100, this is a story we can
all relate to in some way. "Nothin' Right" is a lovable character and
his experiences totally cracked me up. Very entertaining read!
Handbook of Nothin' is available on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Handbook-of-Nothin-ebook/dp/B00DT7YLIS/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1377399958&sr=1-1&keywords=the+handbook+of+nothin