Is little Nel dead?
Perhaps this has been done sometime in the last 10 years, but if so I've not heard about it. Check it out:
Rodman Philbrick's ''The Tinycawlers," a story for young readers, is being published in The Boston Globe on eight Tuesdays beginning today and ending May 30. The story will not be published on April 18.
You may recall Mr. Philbrick as the author of Freak the Mighty and The Last Book In the Universe. I'll be curious to see whether or not other newspapers around the country pick up this everything-old-is-new-again phenomenon.