cover image Becoming Naomi Len

Becoming Naomi Len

Pam Munoz Ryan, . . Scholastic Apple, $5.99 (246pp) ISBN 978-0-439-26997-1

Fifth-grader Naomi's great-grandmother has been a loving guardian for Naomi and her brother since their mother abandoned them seven years before; now she has suddenly reappeared. In a starred review, PW called this "a tender tale about family love and loyalty." Ages 8-12. (Dec.)