DAVID GIFALDI is a fifth-grade teacher and the author of several novels for young readers. He is also on the faculty of the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program at Vermont College. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Listening for Crickets
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
With ears like a bat and webbed toes, it seems as if ten-yearold Jake could fly right out of reality into the freedom of his dreams. No more worries about asthma, special reading class, or his parents'...