Customer Reviews for

Rascal

Average Rating 4.5
( 42 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(28)

4 Star

(5)

3 Star

(5)

2 Star

(1)

1 Star

(3)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 review with 1 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted September 21, 2012

    In the story Rascal a 13 year old boy named Sterling, his d

    In the story Rascal a 13 year old boy named Sterling, his dog Wowser, and his friend all find a nest of raccoons in the woods. Sterling decides to keep one of the kits and name it Rascal. This is a very intelligent raccoon that Sterling will have many adventures with in the future.
    Before Rascal could drink from a bowl, Sterling fed him milk through a straw. Rascal soon begins to sleep in Sterling’s bed every night. A few weeks later Sterling’s older sister Theo visits. She isn’t very fond of Rascal or the fact that he sleeps in Sterling’s bed at night, in the same room as her. While she is there, Rascal and Sterling’s pet crow, Poe fight over Theo’s engagement ring. Sterling soon finds the ring in Poe the Crow’s nest and returns it to his sister.
    In the end, Sterling begins to feel bad about keeping a full grown wild animal like Rascal in his home instead of the woods. Later, Sterling reluctantly gets in his canoe with Rascal and heads downstream. He takes Rascal into the woods and from the bushes a female raccoon is calling for Rascal. Sterling and Rascal said their good-byes before Rascal retreated into the woods with the female raccoon to never be seen again.
    When I read the book Rascal I was disappointed. In my opinion, it was very boring. The beginning wasn’t that bad, but after Sterling gets his raccoon home, nothing else really happens. Sadly, I did not enjoy the read as much as I thought I would. It wasn’t very interesting and in all honesty, I would not recommend this book to anyone. Some people may enjoy it, but others won’t. Nothing exciting really happened and that was a problem for me while reading.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2005

    a great way to sleep with your eyes open

    Rascal is about a boy named Sterling who finds a racoon in the woods and then... Absolutely nothing at all happens! Sterling spends time with Rascal but they do nothing exciting! At all! The story is the life of a random boy who finds a racoon. Why would anyone CARE! There is almost no dialogue which makes it even MORE boring! I wouldn't read this if it were the last book on EARTH! This shouldn't be reccommended to anyone, young or old. Rascal is boring, not relaxing.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2001

    Pathetic

    This book boring..I shouldn't even have gave it the star I did it ranks poorly in my taste and along with my childrns.My children each read it and lmost fell asleep this is true!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 3 review with 1 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1