The Madman of Piney Woods
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication Date: Sep 30, 2014
List Price: $16.99
Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Imprint: Scholastic Press
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Parent Company: Scholastic Inc.
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Bestselling Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis delivers a powerful companion to his multiple award-winning ELIJAH OF BUXTON.
Benji and Red couldn’t be more different. They aren’t friends. They don’t even live in the same town. But their fates are entwined. A chance meeting leads the boys to discover that they have more in common than meets the eye. Both of them have encountered a strange presence in the forest, watching them, tracking them. Could the Madman of Piney Woods be real?
In a tale brimming with intrigue and adventure, Christopher Paul Curtis returns to the vibrant world he brought to life in Elijah of Buxton. Here is another novel that will break your heart — and expand it, too.
- Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
- Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Canada / Post-Confederation (1867-)
- Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship