After his mother is arrested for a hit-and-run accident, sixteen-year-old Carl is sent to live with straight-laced, clean-living relatives who make Carl want to run away despite their obvious care for him. Reprint.
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Alden R. Carter (www.aldencarter.com) is an award-winning author of nine novels, twenty books of nonfiction, and six picture books. His books for young adults include ALA Best Books for Young Adults Bull Catcher and Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Mr. Carter lives with his family in Wisconsin.Review:
Praise for Up Country...
"A strong central character...a well-placed, believable plot."—School Library Journal
"Carl's...turnabout is convincing enough to sustain the story's power."—Booklist
"Gripping, satisfying, and heart-wrenching--another winner from a talented writer."—Voya
"A powerful story, memorably told."—Kirkus Reviews
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Book Description Scholastic, 1998. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110590436384
Book Description Scholastic. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0590436384 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1162092