cover image Remembering the Good Times

Remembering the Good Times

Richard Peck. Laurel Leaf Library, $5.99 (192pp) ISBN 978-0-440-97339-3

Buck, Trav and Kate are inseparable friends during junior and senior high school, until Trav hangs himself at age 16. Parents and school boards accuse each other of irresponsibility in the matter; Buck's father and Kate's great-grandmother come forward to bring the real topicteen suicideinto the open. PW said that this is Peck's ""best book so far, a tragic story that contains moments of joy and high hilaritylike life.'' (12-upst