cover image THE COOKCAMP


Gary Paulsen, . . Scholastic/Signature, $4.99 (128pp) ISBN 978-0-439-52357-8

"This short, lyrical novel concerns a five-year-old boy who is sent to the north woods of Minnesota to live with his grandmother, a cook for a rough-and-tumble road-building crew," wrote PW. "Paulsen makes this hero one of the most fully realized characters in recent memory." Ages 6-9. (June)