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April 20, 2004
***Tales Before Tolkien, edited and with commentary by Douglas A. Anderson
Young Adult Fiction****The Winter Prince, by Elizabeth E. Wein
***Eragon, by Christopher Paolini
Children's Nonfiction***The King and the Castle: Neuschwanstein, by Peter O. Kruckmann
Children's Fiction***The Big Kerplop!, by Bertrand R. Brinley
***Melanie Martin Goes Dutch, by Carol Weston
(Children's Fiction): *****The Magician's Nephew, by C. S. Lewis
Picture Book Pick
****The Weight of a Mass, by Josephine Nobisso, illustrated by Katalin Szegedi
Quotation of the Week
“But the biggest benefit [of writing], the one I treasure the most,
has been gaining the relative peace of knowing I’m doing what I was meant to do.
That outweighs all the rest, believe me.”
—Elizabeth George, in Write Away
= Available at Sembach Library
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