cover image The Tar Pit

The Tar Pit

Tor Seidler. Sunburst, $3.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-374-47452-2

According to PW , ``This is a thoughtful, well-constructed novel of a boy leading a life of quiet desperation. He is empowered . . . by locating his own compassionate core that allows him, and those around him, to be human.'' Ages 10-up. (Apr.)