ACROSS THE NIGHTINGALE FLOOR
Tales of the Otori, Book One
See page 30
GRASS FOR HIS PILLOW
Tales of the Otori, Book Two
See page 30
BRILLIANCE OF THE MOON
Tales of the Otori, Book Three
See page 30
Robert A. Heinlein
f PODKAYNE OF MARS
See page 49
See American Literature, page 7
f THE STORY OF SALT
Illustrations by S. D. Schindler
“Kurlansky uses salt as the lens through which
to present a new perspective on history….A
lively and well-researched title, with exemplary art.”—School Library Journal (starred).
Putnam 48pp. 0-399-23998-7 $16.99
See Asian American Literaure, page 11
S. E. Hinton
“This remarkable novel gives a moving, credible
view of the outsiders from the inside...we meet
powerful characters in a book with a powerful
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Speak 192 pp. 0-14-038572-X $7.99
Also in Puffin: That Was Then, This is Now 0-14-
f THIS STRANGE NEW FEELING
Three Stories from Black History
“The horror of slavery…the excitement and terror of escape and the problems of the newly free
are dramatized in three stories based on actual historical incidents….Memorable.”—School
Library Journal. A Coretta Scott King Honor Book.
Dial 208pp. 0-8037-3172-8 $16.99
Nina Kiriki Hoffman
f SPIRITS THAT WALK IN THE SHADOW
“Upon arriving at college, Jamie meets her
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problems…drives the plot of this engrossing dark fantasy.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Viking 320pp. 0-670-06071-2 $17.99
The only thing that makes St. Teresa’s
Preparatory School for Girls bearable for Jane
is her best friend Ally. But when Ally sells
her soul in exchange for popularity, Jane’s
suddenly alone. “Johnson writes with flair,
intelligence and humor. Her characters are
well-realized as she builds suspense as deftly
as Stephen King. Great entertainment and hard
to put down.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Razorbill 288pp. 1-59514-060-3 $16.99
Also in Razorbill: The Bermudez Triangle
f ROOM IN THE HEART
“Levitin presents a fully fleshed-out story of the
Danish Jews’ miraculous escape from the Nazis
as seen primarily through the alternating narratives of two young people....A must-add for
all collections.”—School Library Journal.
Puffin 304 pp. 0-14-240339-3 $7.99
UP A ROAD SLOWLY
After her mother’s death, Julie goes to live
with Aunt Cordelia, a spinster schoolteacher,
where she experiences many emotions and
changes as she grows from seven to eighteen.
The beloved Newbery Award-winning classic
by “a writer of the first rank.”—The New York
Times Book Review.
Berkley 208 pp. 0-425-20205-4 $5.99
Fourteen-year-old Lizzy and her younger
brother are alone in the frozen Adirondacks,
battling for survival after their father dies during a terrible snowstorm. A frighteningly real
novel that takes you with them as they struggle to safety, every heart-stopping step of the
way. “A natural.”—The New York Times.
Signet 182 pp. 0-451-16649-3 $5.99
ACROSS FIVE APRILS
“An impressive book both as a historically
authentic Civil war novel and as a beautifully
written family story.”—University of Chicago
Center for Children’s Books.
Berkley 192 pp. 0-425-10241-6 $4.99
f SECRETS OF A SOUTH BEACH PRINCESS
Amber Fielding’s still got a year left in high
school, and already she’s Miami’s newest it
girl. The Fielding Hotel is the most happening address in South Beach, and its penthouse
is Amber’s personal paradise. when Nick
Crawford checks in for the summer, it looks
like this princess has everything except a tiara.
Berkley Jam 256 pp. 0-425-21196-7 $9.99
Translated by Florence Lamborn
Illustrated by Louis S. Glanzman
Puffin 160 pp. 0-14-030957-8 $5.99
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in the South Seas 0-14-030958-6, Ronia, the Robber’s
THE VOYAGES OF DR. DOLITTLE
See page 25
NO PROMISES IN THE WIND
The story of a young man’s struggle to find
a life for himself in the turbulent 1930s.
Berkley 224 pp. 0-425-09969-5 $4.99
Also in Berkley: Lottery Rose
f TALES OF A HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP QUEEN
Jessie Philips is the queen of buzz—with her
own teen celeb column in a gossip magazine.
But when she risks her heart on superstar
Shane Rockett, she may get stung.
Berkley Jam 256 pp. 0-425-20993-8 $9.99
Also in Berkley Jam: Confessions of an Almost Movie
Bernice L. McFadden
NOWHERE IS A PLACE
“with her deep engagement in the material and
her brisk but lyrical prose, McFadden creates a
poignant epic of resiliency.”—Publishers Weekly.
Dutton 272pp. 0-525-94875-9 $24.95
Also in Plume: This Bitter Earth 0-452-28381-7, Sugar
0-452-28220-9, The Warmest December 0-452-28291-8.
Helen Hunt Jackson
See American literature, page 2
See ACE books, page 50
See British Literature, page 25
“McKinley once again lends a fresh perspective
to a classic fairy tale, developing the story of
‘Sleeping Beauty’ into a richly imagined, vividly depicted novel.”—School Library Journal.
Firebird 432 pp. 0-698-11950-9 $7.99
f THE GREEN GLASS SEA
In 1943, Dewey Kerrigan goes west to live with
her father, a scientist working on the atomic
bomb. “An intense but accessible page-turner…
history and story are drawn together with confidence.”—The Horn Book (starred).
Firebird 272pp. 0-670-06134-4 $16.99
f LOUISA AND THE CRYSTAL GAZER
“Charming and clever amateur sleuth Louisa
May Alcott springs to life.”—Karen Harper.
Signet 288 pp. 0-451-21832-9 $6.99
L. M. Montgomery
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
See Canadian Literature, page 31
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