Scott and Robbie always wanted candy and root beer for dinner, but now they've got their mother's station wagon and left in the brutally hot desert with no food or water. When night comes darker then they ever thought night might be rescued. It's up to them to survive, using only what they happen to have in the station wagon. How can a pair of shoes, a set of hubcaps, and the contents of their mother's shopping bags be used for desert survival? You won't be able to stop reading until you find out.