Domus Caedet Arborem Charlotte Mew, From "Poetry For the Earth," edited by Sara Dunn with Alan Scholefield (Fawcett Columbine: 250 pp., $10 paper)
Growing Up Absurd LAURA CLARIDGE, Laura Claridge is the author, most recently, of the biography "Norman Rockwell: A Life."
Calling Joe Hill STANLEY ARONOWITZ, Stanley Aronowitz is author of the forthcoming "How Class Works," which will be published by Yale University Press in spring. He is the Green Party candidate for governor of New York.
Hall of Mirrors JONATHAN LEVI, Jonathan Levi is a contributing writer to Book Review.
Poisoned Chalice CHITRA DIVAKARUNI, Chitra Divakaruni is the author of "Unknown Errors of Our Lives" and "The Vine of Desire."
Books For Kids Reviews are provided to Book Review by Publishers Weekly, where they first appeared. Copyright 2002, Publishers Weekly.
Closing the Confidence Gap CLARA BINGHAM, Clara Bingham is the coauthor, most recently, of "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law." She is a graduate of the Brearley School in New York City.
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air TONY PLATT, Tony Platt, professor of social work at Cal State Sacramento, has been a member of the editorial board of the journal Social Justice since 1974.