This spring, I lead my town’s 8th graders in discussions about Pete Hautman’s young adult novel Blank Confession, a story based on the novel Shane, which is about a mysterious cowboy who changes the lives of a family while working on their ranch for only a short while. In Pete’s story, a boy arrives in … Continue reading →
About Pete Hautman
When not writing or reading, the author likes to cook, run, bike, inline skate, hunt mushrooms, look at art, and take naps. His novel Godless won the 2004 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Learn more about the author at his website.