cover image Voyages


Doris Buchanan Smith, Buchanan Doris Smith. Puffin Books, $3.95 (176pp) ISBN 978-0-14-032224-8

A hospitalized 12-year-old girl escapes her pain and confinement in an origami boat; PW said, ``Smith links fantasy and realism to produce a tale as delicate and splendid as Janessa's paper boat. . . . The novel is a celebration of life and truth; readers will not fail to be moved.'' Ages 8-12. (May)