cover image Lump in the Middle

Lump in the Middle

C. S. Adler. Avon Books, $3.5 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-380-71176-5

The friendship of a boy two years her senior helps middle sibling Kelsey, 13, forge a distinctive new identity--and a niche within her family. PW said, ``Matter-of-fact writing and convincing characterizations contribute to this novel's quiet appeal.'' Ages 8-12. (Dec.)