cover image THE GADGET

THE GADGET

Paul Zindel, Author . Dell/Laurel-Leaf $5.50 (192p) ISBN 978-0

The 13-year-old son of a scientist, at work on the atomic bomb, narrates this WWII novel, in which the author reveals the moral dilemmas lurking behind a veil of secrecy with "page-turning immediacy," said PW in a starred review. Ages 12-up. (Feb.)