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 Sonderbooks 72

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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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Be sure to check Sonderbooks' Stand-outs 2003 for my favorite books reviewed in 2003.
Sembach Library customers, click here for a list of new books at the library that I've already reviewed.

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Happy reading!

February 18, 2004


****The Earth from Above:  365 Days, by Yann Arthus-Bertrand


***Good Harbor, by Anita Diamant

Young Adult Fiction

*****Lirael, by Garth Nix
*****Abhorsen, by Garth Nix
***A Hidden Magic, by Vivian Vande Velde

Children's Nonfiction

****Open Your Eyes, edited by Jill Davis

Children's Fiction

***The World According to Humphrey, by Betty G. Birney

Old Favorite

(Nonfiction): *****Bird By Bird, by Anne Lamott

Picture Book Pick

****The Wishing of Biddy Malone, by Tomie dePaola

Quotation of the Week

“Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave.
They show us what community and friendship mean;
they show us how to live and die.”
—Anne Lamott in Bird by Bird

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