cover image Striking Out

Striking Out

Will Weaver, Author, Jim Carroll, Illustrator Harper Teen $7.99 (304p) ISBN 978-0-06-447113-8

In this story of a 13-year-old Minnesota boy's adjustment to a hardscrabble existence, PW found ``a wealth of lovingly recounted details'' and ``flashes of humor [that] serve as relief.'' Ages 10-up. (Apr.)