cover image SQUASHED

SQUASHED

Joan Bauer, Author . Puffin $5.99 (194p) ISBN 978-0-698-11917-

called this first novel about a 16-year-old girl who stakes everything on her 611-pound competition-grade pumpkin "fast-paced and engrossing entertainment that startles the reader with its underlying strength." Ages 12-up. (June).