cover image OY, JOY!


Lucy Frank, . . S&S/Aladdin, $4.99 (288pp) ISBN 978-0-689-84318-1

New Yorker Joy's freshman year of high school takes a turn for the worse when her great-uncle Max moves in. "Pithy observations from a 14-year-old narrator and full-blooded characters make this a laugh-out-loud tale of teen angst," said PW in a starred review. Ages 11-14. (July)