cover image Waiting for the Evening Star

Waiting for the Evening Star

Rosemary Wells. Puffin Books, $6.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-14-056283-5

The story of a boy who relishes his family's quiet life on a Vermont farm, but whose older brother yearns to join the Navy, is conveyed through ""well-chosen prose [and Jeffers's illustrations,] precisely rendered, clean-cut yet softened by subtle use of color,"" said PW. Ages 4-8. (Nov.)