Park's Quest Author:Katherine Paterson Park never knew his dad, who died in Vietnam when his son was just a baby. Park's mother won't talk about him, but the time has come when Park refuses to be put off. Nearly twelve years old, tall for his age, and at 140 pounds, he feels entitled to some answers. Soon he finds himself on a bus headed toward a grandfather he's never met and an ... more »uncle he didn't know existed, on the farm where his dad grew up.
Park's quest to learn about his father and, in so doing, to know more about himself is much harder than he expected. The answers hurt. But Park sees that he must confront the pain before he can live with it.« less