cover image True North

True North

Kathryn Lasky. Scholastic Paperbacks, $4.99 (288pp) ISBN 978-0-590-20524-5

In the years before the Civil War, the paths of two adolescent girls--one a Boston socialite, the other a runaway slave from Virginia--converge, and together they embark on a treacherous journey to the Canadian border. ""Lasky combines suspenseful fiction with history,"" said PW in a starred review. Ages 10-14. (June)