cover image Tides


V. M. Caldwell. Milkweed Editions, $16.95 (311pp) ISBN 978-1-57131-628-8

Elizabeth Sheridan, first introduced in The Ocean Within, returns in Tides by V.M. Caldwell, illus. by Erica Magnus, as she and her adoptive family head back to Grandma's beach house for some summer fun. But Adam, the oldest cousin, is distraught after losing two close friends to a drunk driving accident and his abrupt withdrawal has thrown the family into new territory. ( Apr.)