Cover of: Alida's song | Gary Paulsen

Alida's song

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Published by Dell Yearling in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

A remarkable novel about one of the most important and loving relationships in Gary Paulsen's life.The wonderful grandmother seen through the eyes of a young boy in The Cookcamp reaches out to him at 14, offering him a haven from his harsh and painful family life. She arranges a summer job for him on the farm where she is a cook for Olaf and Gunnar, elderly brothers. Farm life offers the camaraderie and routine of hard work, good food, peaceful evenings spent making music together, even learning to dance. Life with Alida gives the boy strength and faith in himself, drawing him away from the edge and into the center of life.From the Hardcover edition.

About the Edition

A fourteen-year-old boy who has been neglected by irresponsible parents spends a wonderful summer on a farm where his grandmother cooks for two elderly brothers.

Edition Notes

"A Yearling book."

Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, 1999.

Companion book to: The cookcamp.



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Library of Congress
PZ7.P2843 Ag 1999

The Physical Object

88 p. ;
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