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Have Wheels, Will Travel (The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes #4)

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Abby Hayes is sick of using her sisters battered old rollerblades. She is determined to buy herself a brand new pair with purple wheels. But no matter how much money she earns doing odd jobs, she always seems to spend her profits on other things. Will Abby ever stick to a plan to save her money? ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Scholastic Paperbacks (first published March 1st 2001)
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Anne
Ok. This book. It's amazing the power a book or story can have on a child sometimes. I swear I was so inspired after reading this one that I wanted to do an intense cleaning of my room and sell as many things as I could to make lots of money like Abby had done. I was so motivated! It was awesome! And we DID have a yard sale some time after, I still remember it, but I didn't make much out of it. ;)

Anyways, Have Wheels, Will Travel is one of my favourite Abby books, and if you want to motivate yo
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Rissa Flores
Jan 27, 2013 Rissa Flores rated it it was amazing
Also bought for only P50! (Fully Booked Sale) :D

Great children's book with lessons on generosity, hard work, friendships, and lots more. A fantastic and quick book that's perfect for young kids.
Edward Creter
Sep 16, 2014 Edward Creter rated it it was amazing
This one in the Abby Hayes series really captures my heart, since Abby has changed in a way that is positive! Hopefully it will continue all thru her journey as a schoolkid. Abby is ten and still somewhat separate from her genius Wondertwin sisters and her chess whiz younger brother. To make up for what she lacks in self-esteem, she needs a new set of roller blades--and 40 bucks to cover for it. Then her sister breaks an arm playing basketball and....things change! Abby suddenly finds herself sh ...more
Nancy Cabusas
i think that this book would be an inspiration to other peoples especially the children, because in this book, shows that Abby, wants to buy a new roller-skates. but she don't even have money to buy one. and then her sister, told her, that she could use her old roller-skates. but abby did not want to use her sister's roller-skates because it is vintage. and the roller-skates is the most popular shoes in their school. so instead, she asked help to her family if they could help abby, sell their vi ...more
Susan
May 31, 2008 Susan rated it it was amazing
This book talks about how Abby Hayes is longing for a roller skate but her parents tell her to make her own money to buy it herself.She thinks of many ways to earn money but every way she tries it doesn't really work. Finally her older sister recommends her to do a garage sale and at first Abby thought that it was a dumb idea but afterwards after she have tried it out she thought that it wont be really much money. Afterwards she finds out that she earned more than 300 dollars! I think that there ...more
Kiesha
Feb 18, 2010 Kiesha rated it it was amazing
In my opinion, Abbey Hayes is a very hardworking fifth-grader. She is tired of using her sisters rollerblades. Since her parents won't buy it for her, she starts to look for ways to make money. She does so many extra things around her house also outside the house she rakes leaves,takes care of pets and so much more. the problem is, is that Abby keeps spending the money. Also, she isn't making much and she is working very hard.
Lily
Apr 01, 2009 Lily added it
I learned that people should have allowence, because everyone wants money. So they can get allowence, so they can save it for college or anything they want. It's like doing something good, then you get a award.
Sophie
Dec 31, 2011 Sophie rated it it was amazing
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This book was very amazing! In this book Abby has a wish list pail. She puts all her wishes on a paper in the pail. Abby also wants her ears piereced and to get new rollerblades. She saves up to get a pair of roolerblades. Read this book to find out more!
Tricia
Dec 28, 2009 Tricia rated it liked it
an attempt to read at least one of every paperback series, this title was a nice surprise. abby is a 5th grader who wants roller blades. she gets them the old fashioned way---she earns them. realistic interacion between sibs in this fun series.
M
Dec 16, 2012 M rated it it was amazing
Good book intended for young readers. Light, entertaining read with an excellent, independent protagonist. In this book of the Abby Hayes series, Abby is attempting to raise enough money to buy new roller-blades, having tired of her sisters' hand me downs.
Leighah
Oct 18, 2008 Leighah rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: hmmm... anyone who wants to read this?
Recommended to Leighah by: nobody but me
This book i read during per-planning at my mom's school. I liked that she had to work to buy the skates just not ask her parents and they gave her the money. Many parents these days just give their kids money or the thing the kid wants when the kids asks.
™yourbeautifulnightmaree™
Jul 31, 2007 ™yourbeautifulnightmaree™ rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone 10 or over
It wasn't very good! But i liked the way she earned her money in stead of begging her parents.
Ellie
Feb 14, 2012 Ellie rated it really liked it
one of my favorite books in the series. good tips on how to save money
Gaia
Dec 31, 2014 Gaia rated it it was amazing
Is this a book for 9-12 year olds? Yes. And did I enjoy it? Heck, yes.
Twyla
Sep 02, 2011 Twyla rated it it was amazing
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Abby wants ewrollerskates bad.She works hard to get them then she finaly got them.Auryn 8yo
Myah
Apr 27, 2010 Myah added it
a good book but havent read the whole thig yet so hoping part of it is good
Kasey :)
Jan 14, 2008 Kasey :) rated it really liked it
this is a book out of a series.
these books are very interesting and i recommened this to any girl.
T.
Sep 12, 2009 T. rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. Very nice!
Merrell
Mar 05, 2009 Merrell rated it it was amazing
This book is about a 5th grade girl and her life. But it's not girly AT ALL.
Anna
May 14, 2012 Anna rated it it was amazing
I loved this book and I think yes it is good for 9 year old girls and boys like me. Last night I could no t get my eyes off the book it was so exciting when Marshmello got away
Alison Joy
Feb 17, 2012 Alison Joy rated it liked it
I thought it was okay but it could have abetter solution to the problem.
Ally
Nov 16, 2008 Ally rated it liked it
Funny about roller blades!
Mustang
Oct 19, 2011 Mustang rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sf
i loved this book because Abby Hayes did kind of save up her money and i do not at all save my money.and she her friends a present and i just think that was very nice i wish i could bee like her.
Hannah
Dec 24, 2007 Hannah added it
you sould earn mony to buy things
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