cover image Turning Thirteen

Turning Thirteen

Susan Beth Pfeffer. Scholastic, $2.75 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-590-40765-6

In this touching novel of faith and friendship, teenage jealousy comes between Becky and Dina as they prepare for their bat mitzvahs. PW commented, ``This well-written novel treats serious issues in an approachable manner that will satisfy Jewish and non-Jewish readers alike.'' Ages 11-13. (Dec.)