cover image Sons of Liberty

Sons of Liberty

Adele Griffin. Hyperion Books, $4.95 (230pp) ISBN 978-0-7868-1300-1

A seventh-grader is torn by his conflicting feelings for his abusive father. PW's starred review of this National Book Award nominee said, ""Griffin's pointedly jarring dialogue and keen ear for adolescent jargon have a magnetic quality few readers will be able to resist."" Ages 10-up. (Sept.)