Gnome Run

Gnome Run is the first chapter of Notes from the Midnight Driver (Scholastic, 2006).
This first chapter is about the 16-year-old Alex, who – while drunk – grabbed the keys of his mother’s car to bring his father a visit.
 
Read the translation by EJC Translations and click here for a link to the source text on the website of the author, Jordan Sonnenblick.

Fun fact: Jordan Sonnenblick has written this story in response to his students, who refused to take responsibility for their (mis)behaviour and made up lame excuses for their behaviour.

Midnight Driver