The Winter Room (Scholastic Gold)
Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338713930 Paperback
128 Pages | Ages 8 to 12
Two brothers, one family, and an unexpected secret revealed on the cold night of winter...
Following the turn of the seasons, eleven-year-old Eldon traces the daily routines of his life on a farm and his relationship with his older brother, Wayne. During the winter, with little work to be done on the farm, Eldon and Wayne spend the quiet hours with their family, listening to their uncle David's stories. But Eldon soon learns that, although he has lived on the same farm, in the same house with his uncle for eleven springs, summers, and winters, he hardly knows him. When Uncle David tells the story of "The Woodcutter," Eldon immediately understands that this story is different from any other. It is a powerful and terrible story that changes everything for the brothers.
Newbery Honor Book The Winter Room by Gary Paulsen joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes bonus content!
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Awards and Praise for The Winter Room
A Newbery Honor Book
ALA/YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
ALA Notable Book for Children
Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature
"Newbery Honor-winner Paulsen never disappoints, and proves his talent again in this remarkably good tale."—Publishers Weekly
"[Paulsen] has penned a mood poem in prose." —Kirkus Reviews