cover image AQUAMARINE


Alice Hoffman, . . Scholastic/Signature, $4.99 (112pp) ISBN 978-0-439-09864-9

Two best friends share a mysterious secret: a mermaid at the bottom of the pool. PW wrote, "Hoffman creates an apt metaphor for that twilight time between childhood and adolescence when magic still seems possible and friendships run deep and true." Ages 10-14. (Apr.)