Dan Quixote: Boy of Nuevo Jersey by Shevi Arnold
Approx. 26,870 words.
Published on August 16, 2011.
13-year-old Dan Tyler believes in every fantasy and science fiction novel he's ever read. His best friend Sandy Goldberg believes it's time for him to grow up. Can their friendship survive a bully, a teacher nicknamed "The Dragon," and Dan's first crush? This touching, sweet and funny children's novel based on the classic Don Quixote will have readers rooting for its heroes and laughing out loud!