Raccoon's Last Race
Joseph Bruchac. Dial Books, $16.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-8037-2977-3
Father and son writing team Joseph and James Bruchac return with their third folktale, Raccoon's Last Race, illus. by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey. Here, long-limbed, speedy raccoon taunts his rivals as he easily outruns them. But when he has an accident, he gets his just deserts because of his ungracious nature. .
Reviewed on: 10/01/2004