Jip, His Story by Katherine PatersonJip, His Story by Katherine Paterson

Jip, His Story

byKatherine Paterson

Paperback | October 1, 1998

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Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

They tell Jip he tumbled off the back of a wagon when he was small, and no one ever came back for him. He never had a reason to question this tale--but then a stranger shows up and begins asking about him around town. Who is this man, and could he possibly know something about Jip's past?
Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, Jiangsu, China in 1932. She attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee and then graduate school in Virginia where she studied Bible and Christian education. Before going to graduate school, she was a teacher for one year and after graduate school, she moved to Japan to be a missionary. Her fi...
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Title:Jip, His StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.52 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140386742

ISBN - 13:9780140386745

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Another triumph for Paterson, "Jip" tells a "historically accurate story (that's) full of revelations and surprises" ("Publisher's Weekly"). An abandoned boy turns to his only friend to help him make sense of his past, after a menacing stranger comes to town claiming to have been sent by his father.

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* "What a story. [It will] make you should and think and shiver and cry."