cover image 24 HOURS


Margaret Mahy, . . S&S/Aladdin, $10 (208pp) ISBN 978-0-689-83903-0

An aspiring actor, newly graduated from prep school, runs into an old school chum who leads him on a 24-hour escapade into a very different social stratum. "The quick pace and assemblage of quirky, appealing characters will hook readers," said PW. Ages 12-up. (Oct.)