cover image SLAP YOUR SIDES


M. E. Kerr, . . HarperTrophy, $5.99 (208pp) ISBN 978-0-06-447274-6

The 13-year-old son of a Pennsylvania Quaker family admires his oldest brother for adhering to his antiwar convictions despite hostility from neighbors and relatives. "Kerr does not shy away from difficult questions, nor does she resolve them for readers," said PW in a starred review. "As memorable as any of Kerr's work." Ages 12-up. (Feb.)