By Gary Paulsen
Age variety: nine - 12 Years
A striking novel approximately essentially the most vital and loving relationships in Gary Paulsen's life.
The fantastic grandmother noticeable in the course of the eyes of a tender boy in The Cookcamp reaches out to him at 14, supplying him a haven from his harsh and painful relatives existence. She arranges a summer season task for him at the farm the place she is a cook dinner for Olaf and Gunnar, aged brothers. Farm existence bargains the camaraderie and regimen of labor, reliable nutrition, peaceable evenings spent making track jointly, even studying to dance.
Life with Alida offers the boy power and religion in himself, drawing him clear of the sting and into the guts of life.
From the Hardcover edition.
A fourteen-year-old boy who has been overlooked through irresponsible mom and dad spends an excellent summer season on a farm the place his grandmother chefs for 2 aged brothers.
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