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Park's Quest

Katherine Paterson, Author Puffin Books $5.99 (148p) ISBN 978-0-14-034262-8

Park's mother won't answer his questions about his father, who was killed in Vietnam, but eventually agrees to let Park visit his father's family in Virginia. Nothing he finds there is what he expected but, in Paterson's insightful novel, everyone concerned finds reconciliation. Ages 10-up. (Sept.)