cover image WATER TALES: Two Novels, Aquamarine & Indigo

WATER TALES: Two Novels, Aquamarine & Indigo

Alice Hoffman, Author . Scholastic $5.99 (208p) ISBN 978-0-439

Two best friends share a mysterious secret in Aquamarine: a mermaid at the bottom of the pool. Indigo builds on the mermaid theme and "deftly interweaves themes of friendship, identity and the tension between family ties and freedom that adolescence inevitably brings," wrote PW. Ages 10-up. (Mar.)