1st Books, 2003, 402 pp.
knows that he is weird when even he compares himself to the other colony's residents, but for the most part he does not care except perhaps in leafless winter. Instead he revels in acting and feeling different. The squirrelly squirrel has made friends with the specie's natural enemies and food competitors the crows. Still the revered elder Jacob suggests he mate and raise little squirrels like everyon...