Let's Take a Road Trip...

by Paul Astin | Feb 14, 2017
AmyAndRogersEpicDetourAmy & Roger's Epic Detour
by Morgan Matson
When her mom moves across the country, Amy gets placed in charge of getting their car to Connecticut from California. Luckily an adorable boy makes the trip infinitely more enjoyable. With photos, playlists, and a letter from the author (who made the trip in real life). This book is not to be missed.
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VivianAppleVivian Apple at the End of the World
by Katie Coyle
What if your parents disappeared (supposedly they were raptured up to heaven), would you set off on a road trip for answers? Vivian Apple does with her best friend and a mysterious boy in tow, and together they discover who they are in a post-rapture world.
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UnderAPaintedSkyUnder a Painted Sky
by Stacey Lee
Set in 1849, Samantha and Annamae cut their hair, change their names to Sam and Andy. They begin the trip west to California posing as two cowboys and join a group of three actual cowboys. Action, adventure, romance, danger and hilarity ensues. One of our new favorites.
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16ThingsIThought#16thingsithoughtweretrue
by Janet Gurtler 
Morgan has never known her father. When her dying mother finally tells her about him, she sets off for Vancouver, Canada with her work supervisor (annoying, but handsome Adam) and her co-worker (vibrant and funny, Amy). On the journey she finds herself and realizes life is about the people you're with and not the number of people you've got following you on Twitter.
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13LittleBlue13 Little Blue Envelopes
by Maureen Johnson
When Ginny's aunt died, she left Ginny a set of 13 blue envelopes, each with a task to complete, which takes her out of her comfort zone and on a European road trip unlike any other.
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InHonorIn Honor
by Jessi Kirby
Honor receives a letter from her brother Finn, serving in Iraq, three days before he dies. In order to fulfill Finn's last request, Honor and Finn's ex-best-friend, Rusty, set off on a road trip. Both start to come to terms with what happened and what happens now that Finn is gone.
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Other Young Adult novels to take you places:
 
YouAreHere JustOneDay
 
MuseumOfIntangible AbundanceOfKatherines
 
SignedSkye KnifeOfNeverLettingGo
 
DriveMeCrazy WhyWeTookTheCar
 
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