Read This Would Make a Good Story Someday Online Free - From the author of The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher comes an epic cross-country train trip for fans of Dan Santat's Are We There Yet? and Geoff Rodkey's The Tapper Twins. Pack your suitcase and climb on board with the Johnston-Fischer family.
Sara Johnston-Fischer loves her family, of course. But that doesn't mean she's thrilled when her summer plans are upended for a surprise cross-country train trip with her two moms, Mimi and Carol; her younger sister, Ladybug; her older sister, Laurel; and Laurel's poncho-wearing activist boyfriend, Root. And to make matters worse, one of her moms is writing a tell-all book about the trip . . . and that means allllll, every ridiculous and embarrassing moment of Sara's life.
Sara finds herself crisscrossing the country with a gaggle of wild Texans. As they travel from New Orleans to Chicago to the Grand Canyon and beyond, Sara finds herself changing along with the landscape outside the train windows. And she realizes that she just might go home reinvented.
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January 01, 2017
This is such a sweet, fun and genuinely *likable* book with characters and situations that feel so real and relatable. When 12-year-old Sara's mother wins a writing fellowship to ride the rails for a month, their whole family - Sara's two moms, her rambunctious little sister, her activist older s...
April 25, 2017
I'm a lucky critique partner of Dana's and I got to read this gem of a book as it developed- I am completely charmed (as always) with the way Dana puts humor on the page. Her scenarios are so believable, yet absurdly delightful at the same time. I always end up snort-laughing my way through her p...
June 18, 2017
October 12, 2017
From the highly acclaimed author of The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher comes the story of the wild Johnston-Fischer family, setting off on a cross-country train trip over one long, hilarious, heart-touching summer. The Johnston-Fischer’s are a blended family with two matriarchs: Mimi and Mo...
January 09, 2017
Here's the thing: the more I think about this book, the more I love it.
Where "This Would Make a Good Story Someday" lacks some of the zippy, laugh-out-loud humor of Family Fletcher (the book that made me an undying Dana Alison Levy fan) - though, to be sure, it has plenty of funny moments - it m...
May 19, 2017
Sarah is 12 years old and not very excited to go on the family rail trip with her family--which includes her two moms, two sisters, and one sister's boyfriend. But one mom wants to write a book on the experience (a reality-based book where like her blog, of which she's moderately famous, that rep...
May 14, 2017
Twelve-year-old Sara Johnston-Fischer figures this will be the summer during which she will remake herself. She and her best friends have great plans for their break from school before starting middle grades. But when Mimi, one of her two moms, wins a writing fellowship that pays for a train trip...
October 25, 2017
I had been kind, and gave this two stars. But having noticed that the author gave her own book a rating here, I have dropped this down to one star.The Yiddish word chutzpah always comes to mind when I see this. Also the English word "tacky."
Aside from the fact that the parents here are two mommie...
May 31, 2017
Public Library Copy
Sara is all set to spend the summer with her two best friends figuring out who they are going to be in middle school, but instead, she is dragged with her older, college activist sister and her partner Root, her annoying younger sister Ladybird, and her two mothers on a cross c...
June 28, 2017
Written by the same author as The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher, this book has similar humor about some of the odd normalcies of life. In that story, there were two dads with all sons. In this story, there are two moms with all daughters. It turns out, that both families are friends, and n...