cover image MICHELANGELO


Diane Stanley, . . Harper-Trophy, $6.99 (48pp) ISBN 978-0-06-052113-4

In a panoramic telling of Michelangelo's life story, the author "brings to bear an uncanny ability to clarify and compress dense and tricky historical matter, scrupulous attention to visual and verbal nuances, and a self-fulfilling faith in her readers' intelligence," said PW. Ages 8-up. (May)