cover image THE COPPER ELEPHANT

THE COPPER ELEPHANT

Adam Rapp, Author . HarperTempest $6.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-06-447261-6

Poison rains are assaulting the rapidly decaying earth, and brutal soldiers control what is left of the population. "As ominous and as skillful in its creation of dialect as Rapp's The Buffalo Tree, this dystopian adventure may be too hermetic to welcome a wide readership," wrote PW. Ages 13-up. (Mar.)