cover image GEORGIE


Malachy Doyle, . . Bloomsbury, $6.95 (154pp) ISBN 978-1-58234-899-5

An orphaned 14-year-old transforms from a mute and angry boy who shuns human contact to a young man coming to terms with his past and seeking the company of others. According to PW , "Georgie's uplifting story demonstrates what a few people who genuinely care can do for another human being." Ages 12-up. (May)