cover image Escape from Egypt

Escape from Egypt

Sonia Levitin. Puffin Books, $5.99 (272pp) ISBN 978-0-14-037537-4

Though ""uneasy (in) its combination of the divine and the day-to-day,"" said PW, this coming-of-age story set against the Israelites' exodus from Egypt holds ""superb"" characterizations and ""will spur her audience to fresh appraisals of sacred history."" Ages 12-up. (Apr.) p