cover image The Tent

The Tent

Gary Paulsen. Laurel Leaf Library, $5.5 (96pp) ISBN 978-0-440-21919-4

PW praised the pacing and settings of this tale of father and son scammers posing as preachers, but found that ""the symbolism and message are trumpeted too loudly, drowning out attempts to create lifelike complexity in either the characters or their situation."" Ages 12-up. (Nov.)