The Mud Family

Betsy James, Author, Paul Morin, Illustrator Oxford University Press, USA $12.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-19-512479-8

A prolonged drought causes a girl's family to quarrel; she and a mud doll she makes bring on the much-needed rain. ""An Anasazi setting imparts freshness and originality to an ageless childhood dilemma: the unappreciative family,"" said PW in a starred review. Ages 6-9. (July)