Annotations for Rascal


Baker & Taylor
A boy and his pet raccoon experience all the joys and adventures of the Wisconsin woods and a small village in 1918

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Baker & Taylor
The author recalls his carefree life in a small midwestern town at the close of World War I, and his adventures with his pet raccoon, Rascal.

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Penguin Putnam
Celebrating 50 years of a beloved classic!

Nothing's surprising in the North household, not even Sterling's new pet raccoon. Rascal i sonly a baby when Sterling brings him home, but soon the two are best friends, doing everything together--until the spring day when everything suddenly changes.

Rascal is a heartwarming boyhood memoir that continues to find its way into the hearts of readers fifty years later. This special anniversary edition includes the book's classic illustrations restored to their original splendor, as well as a letter from the author's daughter, and material from the illustrator's personal collection.

"Everyone should knock off work, sit beneath the nearest tree, and enjoy Rascalfrom cover to cover."--Chicago Tribune

A Newbery Honor Book

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