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Cart, Michael. School Library Journal 37, 12 (December 1991): 136. Likes The Spirit House for its cultural aspects but finds some of the action unclear.

Daggett, Margaret L. "Recommended: William Sleator." English Journal 76 (March 1987): 93-94. Explains Sleator's appeal for high school students.

Davis, James, and Hazel Davis. Presenting William Sleator. New York: Macmillan, 1992. A critical study that discusses Sleator's life and how it relates to his fiction.

Sleator, William. "Chaos, Strange Attractors, and Other Peculiarities in the English Classroom." In Authors' Insights: Turning Teenagers into Readers and Writers. Edited by Donald R. Gallo. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1992, pp. 43-52. Sleator explains how science fiction can encourage young readers to think and to read. This essay indicates that Sleator puts much thought into the interest and needs of his audience.

——. "William Sleator." In Speaking for Ourselves:Autobiographical Sketches by Notable Authors of Books for Young Adults.

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