cover image Mayfield Crossing

Mayfield Crossing

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson. HarperCollins, $4.95 (96pp) ISBN 978-0-380-72179-5

Meg, an African American, encounters racial prejudice for the first time when she attends a formerly all-white school. ``Stressing that prejudice is chiefly the product of ignorance,'' PW said, ``Nelson demonstrates the importance of family values and the power of nonviolent resolutions.'' Ages 8-12. (Jan.)