cover image MATILDA BONE


Karen Cushman, . . Dell/Yearling, $5.50 (176pp) ISBN 978-0-440-41822-1

Orphaned 13-year-old Matilda becomes apprenticed to Peg, a bonesetter in medieval times. "Matilda is less winning than her supporting cast. Fiery Peg, her witty husband and her circle of friends will be the characters readers remember," wrote PW. Ages 10-up. (Mar.)