This is Mason:
Mammoth in size
Super at dog care
Not good at reading and writing
Not only is Mason big in size, he also seems to have a big amount of bad luck. First, his grandpa dies, then his mom, and then fifteen months ago Benny Kilmartin, his best friend, turned up dead in the Buttle Family orchard. Now Lieutenant Baird won’t stop asking questions because he believes Mason knows something he isn’t telling. Just when Mason thinks his luck is improving, his new friend Calvin disappears. What is happening and will anyone believe Mason’s story?
Book reviewed by Mary S., Youth Services Department Head