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