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September 13, 2005


****The Story of My Life, by Farah Ahmedi with Tamim Ansary
***Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell
***Notes from a Roman Terrace, by Joan Marble
***A Passion for Books, edited by Harold Rabinowitz and Rob Kaplan


*****Confessions of Super Mom, by Melanie Lynne Hauser
****The Game of Kings, by Dorothy Dunnett
***Died in the Wool, by Mary Kruger
***An Ex to Grind, by Jane Heller

Young Adult Fiction

****Across the Wall, by Garth Nix

Children's Nonfiction

***The Perfect Wizard:  Hans Christian Andersen, by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Dennis Nolan
***Stephen Biesty's Castles, written by Meredith Hooper

Children's Fiction

***Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, by Lisa Yee
***The Fran That Time Forgot, by Jim Benton

Old Favorite

(Young Adult Fiction): *****Talking to Dragons, by Patricia C. Wrede

Picture Book Pick

***Fancy That, by Esther Hershenhorn, illustrated by Megan Lloyd

Quotation of the Week

“I have lost loved ones but not love itself.”

—Farah Ahmedi, in The Story of My Life

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