Selections for young readers
Anna and the Seven Swans, by Maida Silverman. Illustrated by David Small. New York: Morrow Junior Books. 32 pp. $11.50. Ages 4-8. When Anna's baby brother, Ivan, is stolen by the seven swans, Anna sets off to find him. Greedy Zebra, by Mwenye Hadithi. Illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway. Unnumbered. $10.95. Ages 4-8.
Greedy Zebra is so busy eating that he misses his chance to aquire a colorful skin. By the time he is ready to get his skin, only a few strips of black material are left. Callie's Way, by Ruth Wallace-Brodeur. New York: Atheneum. pp. 119 $10.95. Ages 9-12.
Callie gains more freedom from family rules when she enters junior high. But she learns that with that freedom come responsibilities and a sense of separation from her family. The Sea Bears, by Marguerite Murray. New York: Atheneum. 170 pp. $10.95. 12 and up.
While visiting Nova Scotia during the summer, Jeanine MacEewan and her family help unravel the mystery of who is leaking classified information. Where Are You, Cow Patty? by Elizabeth-Ann Sachs. New York: Atheneum. 146 pp. $10.95. 12 and up.
The summer before entering junior high, the friendship between Janie Tannenbaum and Harold Wazby suddenly becomes very awkward. When Janie's best friend Courtney comes to visit, Janie learns that three can be a crowd.