cover image THE BIG BOX


Toni Morrison, with Slade Morrison, illus. by Giselle Potter. . Hyperion/Jump at the Sun, $6.99 (48pp) ISBN 978-0-7868-1291-2

In what PW called "a social commentary on childhood," two girls and a boy live in a "big brown box" with a door that has "three big locks"; they have been sent there by adults who think they "can't handle their freedom." Ages 8-up. (Sept.)