Timothy, Mrs. Frisby’s son is on his way to school with the Rats of NIMH, that is he is traveling to the school the Rats have. On his way he encounters Racso, a brash young rat, rather small who is also trying to find the Rats. How he knows about the Rats is (SPOILER).
The two of them travel together and get into trouble, at the school his only friend is Timothy due to his attitude. With time and help from Timothy of some of the older rats, he learns and applies himself to help the Rats avert the (SPOILER).
Once again this book has the expected happy ending, some sadness and scary situations, but not too scary. Good for schoolage children.