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*****= An all-time favorite
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Sonderbooks #40

Discover new books.  Discuss old books.  Order more books.

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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Click on the title of the book to read the complete review.
Happy reading!

October 29, 2002


**The Tending Instinct, by Shelley E. Taylor


Young Adult Fiction

*****This Star Shall Abide, by Sylvia Engdahl
***Surviving the Applewhites, by Stephanie S. Tolan

Children's Nonfiction

Children's Fiction

***The Same Stuff as Stars, by Katherine Paterson
**Don’t You Know There’s a War On? by Avi
**7 x 9 = Trouble, by Claudia Mills

Old Favorite

(Nonfiction): ****Wisdom To Live By, by George MacDonald

Picture Book Pick

****Hungry Hen, by Richard Waring, illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church

Quotation of the Week

"The Lord knows what men need; they know only what they want. 
They want happiness without the cost.  They want ease.
He knows they need purity.”
 –George MacDonald, Wisdom To Live By
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