Rascal Author:Sterling North Read by Jim Weiss — 4 hours, 41 minutes — 3 cassettes — Who could resist living for a year with a raccoon who is just about your best friend? — In this delightful memoir, Sterling North recalls his year with Rascal--a very mischievous and resourceful raccoon. Sterling, a boy of 11, watches in amazement as this baby raccoon, barely the size of Sterl... more »ing's hand, instinctively washes everything before eating it. Sterling knows that every night Rascal will sneak into the house by hooking his claws onto the back screen door and head straight for Sterling's bed! Virtually everywhere Sterling goes, Rascal is there, and life is filled with one adventure after another.« less
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.