Rascal Author:Sterling North Rascal is only a baby when young Sterling brings him home. He and the mischievous raccoon are best friends for a perfect year of adventure—until the spring day when everything suddenly changes.
A Newbery Honor Book
This is actually an autobiography. Mr. North recounts when he was 11 years old and raised a young racoon, much to the chagrin of many neighbors. It is full of funny hijinks, exciting adventures, and true friendship. Everyone should read this book. It's well written and gives you an insight as to how times have changed.