Jip, His Story

By Katherine Paterson
(Puffin, Paperback, 9780140386745, 192pp.)

Publication Date: October 1, 1998

Other Editions of This Title: Prebound

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Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

They tell Jip he tumbled off the back of a wagon when he was small, and no one ever came back for him. He never had a reason to question this tale--but then a stranger shows up and begins asking about him around town. Who is this man, and could he possibly know something about Jip's past?

About the Author

Katherine Paterson�is the renowned author of many� classic children�s books, including Bridge to Terabithia; The Great Gilly Hopkins; Lyddie; Jacob Have I Loved; Come Sing, Jimmy Jo; and The Master Puppeteer, among many others. Her work has won two Newbery Medals and a Newbery Honor, two National Book Awards, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She also served a term as the National Ambassador for Children�s Literature. Katherine lives in Vermont.�

Praise For Jip, His Story

* "What a story. [It will] make you should and think and shiver and cry."

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