The Gift

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The Gift

By Bruce Dickinson; Peter Dickinson

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375895012, 176pp.

Publication Date: January 28, 1999

Davy Price, a boy with erratic telepathic powers, finds himself in touch with the mind of a violent criminal, with whom his irresponsible father is also somehow involved. Originally published in 1973, this thrilling tale is from the writer whom Philip Pullman calls "one of the real masters of children's literature.

About the Author
Peter Dickinson, the author of many books for adults and young readers, has won numerous awards. His books for Delacorte include" Eva," "A Bone from a Dry Sea," and "AK" (all ALA Notable or Best Books); "The Lion Tamer s Daughter;" and "Chuck and Danielle" (a Junior Literary Guild selection)."