Nine-year-old Erik Sheepflattener's life motto is Avoid Stuff, despite his family's attempts to bring out his inner Viking. Can a worrier really become a warrior? In this silly, heartfelt, outrageously quirky novel for fans of Restart and Pay Attention, Carter Jones . . . why not be both?Meet Erik Sheepflattener. Each member of his modern-day Viking-heritage family has a motto to live by. His parents have Family and Pride. His sisters have Conquer and Win. His grandfather has Turnip. But Erik is developing a motto he can truly believe in: Avoid Stuff.
About the Author
Christina Uss has written about bicycling and travel for many magazines and newspapers. Her first novel, The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle, was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year and received starred reviews from Shelf Awareness, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and Publisher's Weekly. Christina lives in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.