cover image LUCAS


Kevin Brooks, . . Scholastic/Push, $7.99 (359pp) ISBN 978-0-439-53063-7

A 15-year-old girl befriends a rootless teen who mysteriously arrives on her island off the English coast and who the islanders suspect may be behind a sexual assault. "Brooks's second novel is an ambitious and intricately crafted tale of love and resurrection," wrote PW in a starred review. Ages 12-up. (Mar.)