cover image Weetzie Bat

Weetzie Bat

Francesca Lia Block. HarperTrophy, $4.5 (96pp) ISBN 978-0-06-447068-1

An offbeat heroine shares a Hollywood cottage with three equally quirky companions; in PW 's words, ``Block's first book is related in a breezy, knowing voice; her strange and sparkling tribute to growing up in L.A. is a rare treat for those sophisticated enough to appreciate it.'' Ages 12-up. (Apr.)