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*****= An all-time favorite
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Sonderbooks #17

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Welcome to Sonderbooks, an e-zine of book reviews by Sondra Eklund.
In this site, you can find good books for yourself or for friends.
You can hear about books to read, talk about books you've read, and order your own copies.
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Happy reading!

December 15, 2001


***The Prayer of Jabez, by Bruce Wilkinson
***The Grown-up's Guide to Living in France, by Rosanne Knorr


***Skipping Christmas, by John Grisham

Young Adult Fiction

****Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey, by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Children's Nonfiction

***1621:  A New Look at Thanksgiving, by Catherine O'Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchac
**The Yellow House:  Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin Side by Side,
by Susan Goldman Rubin, illustrated by Jos. A. Smith
***To Be a Princess, by Hugh Brewster and Laurie Coulter, with paintings by Laurie McGaw

Children's Fiction

**Rover Saves Christmas, by Roddy Doyle

Old Favorite

(Fiction):   *****Watership Down, by Richard Adams

Picture Book Pick

  ****The Three Golden Keys, by Peter Sis

Quotation of the Week

“Always my days have seemed to me too short to achieve my desire.”
--Aragorn, in The Return of the King, by J. R. R. Tolkien

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