Novels, Ages 10 - 14


Mercy on these Teenage Chimps

Mercy on these Teenage Chimps

Harcourt, hardback, $16.00
Harcourt, paper, $7.00

"Joey, how come you're in the tree?" I bellowed. Joey maintained that he wasn't hungry and would never be hungry again. He had been humiliated in front of a special girl. According to him, she was probably snickering behind her dainty little hands at that very moment.

Accidental Love

Accidental Love

Harcourt, hardback, $16.00
Harcourt, paper, $7.00

Marissa, a chola, falls for a skinny nerd in high-water pants. This comic novel will speak to young women—and guys—who are looking for love.

Crazy Weekend

Crazy Weekend

Persea Books, paper, $9.00
2003

When Hector and Mando visit Uncle Julio, a seemingly dull weekend turns dangerously exciting.

" Soto's adept character development brings to life the witty, streetwise boys, the bumbling thugs, and the disheveled but well-meaning Julio. Humor is interjected on each page..." School Library Journal

Taking Sides

Taking Sides

Harcourt, paper, $7.00

Lincoln Mendoza learns about winning at basketball - about loyalty and friendship.

Pacific Crossing

Pacific Crossing

Harcourt, paper, $6.00

Barrio brothers, Lincoln and Tony, travel to Japan to study martial arts and find adventure there.

"Excellent characterizations and an engaging story make it a good book for any YA collection." KLIATT

"For young adults who have never travelled abroad, this novel may be the next best thing." Library Journal






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