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Dump Trucks and Dogsleds (Hank Zipzer #16)

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When Hank first heard that his mom was having a baby boy, he wasn't so thrilled. And when he finds out that the baby will be sharing his room, Hank is positively outraged! To make things easier, Dad suggests he take Hank and Emily away for some bonding. But on the first day of their trip, a freak snowstorm arrives. And then they get a call that the baby is coming early! Ha

Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 15th 2010 by Penguin Group (USA) (first published 2009)
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Karis Chediak
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Baby Harry Irving Zipzer
You will never believe where Hank Zipzer was when his mom was at the hospital, giving birth to a brand new Zipzer. This fiction story, which is called Dump Trucks and Dogsleds: I’m on my Way, Mom by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, is about a family whose weary mom is having a baby early, so they have to end their trip and exit to the hospital in New York immediately. [3]Obviously, this is a book for young readers. There’s a whole series about Hank Zip
Feb 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cute story, funny and short. Perfect for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!
This was a really quick read but still entertaining. Hank isn't at all happy about getting a new baby brother and his dad tries to make it up to him by taking Hank and Emily skiing for the weekend. It's too bad that his mom decides to have her baby soon after they get there in the middle of a storm where they bring a new meaning to all terrain trying to reach New York.
I am a big fan of Henry Winkler's MG Hank Zipzer series, though as they progressed they seemed to get more forced and exaggerated and less funny/real. This one was okay, a romp through the New England snowscape to get to the hospital in time for Mom to deliver baby Harry, but I prefer many of the earlier ones in the series. One left to read - hope it finishes off the series on a positive note!
Sep 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well, this book was a little different from other ones. There were no Principal Love nor Ms. Adolf. Nick McKelty showed up, thougn. And he actually did something good! The ending was so nice and made me smile.
Tayphath Thyagaraj
This was a great book. In the mind of Crazy Hank Zipzer, and his thoughts on the adventure, was thrilling and humorous. His opinions and thoughts are very unique, and I am not ashamed to say that I think exactly the same.
I like the Hank Zipzer series but mostly this one. It is my favorite.
Feb 14, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile-series
Really funny.
Pot Mama
Oct 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thank Winkler for Hank! This book connected with kiddo profoundly. What a cool thing to witness:)
May 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was really fun.I kept on laughing through the book.Iliked this one the best one yet.I can't what to read the 17.Hank has dyslexia just like me.I think Hank is a lot like Henry Winkler.
Feb 25, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Oct 16, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
he went to a snowboard trip to get away
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Henry Winkler is instantly recognizable and admired by audiences of all ages for his role as the Fonz on the long-running series, Happy Days. In addition, he is an award-winning producer and director of family and children's programming. He is also the author of the critically-acclaimed Hank Zipzer series, which follows the everyday adventures of a bright boy with learning challenges.

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