HANDBOOK FOR BOYS: A Novel

Walter Dean Myers, Author, Matthew Bandsuch, Illustrator . HarperTrophy/Amistad $5.99 (224p) ISBN 978-0-06-440930-8

"Returning to the setting for his 145th Street: Short Stories, the author juxtaposes a sketch of the 16-year-old narrator's home life with nuggets of wisdom delivered by the neighborhood barber with wit and tact," according to PW. Ages 10-up. (Apr.)