cover image Patiently Alice

Patiently Alice

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Atheneum Books, $15.95 (256pp) ISBN 978-0-689-82636-8

A bounty of spring sequels furthers story lines and features favorite characters. Alice, the beloved star of Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's popular series, survives unexpected challenges during the summer between 9th and 10th grade in Patiently Alice. As the heroine tackles a stint as a camp counselor, copes with changes at home and sees her friends form new relationships with boys, the author's wit and candor remain as evident as ever.