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Sonderbooks #12

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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.
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Happy reading!

October 24, 2001


***Taliban, by Ahmed Rashid

Young Adult Fiction

*****Enchantress From the Stars, by Sylvia Louise Engdahl

Children's Fiction

***The School Story, by Andrew Clements

Old Favorite

(Fiction):  *****The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Orczy

Picture Book Pick

  ***Dr. Pompo's Nose, by Saxton Freyman and Joost Elffers

Quotation of the Week

“If internal and cross-border conflicts simmer and flare, the region could become a breeding ground of terrorism,
a hotbed of religious and political extremism and a battleground for outright war.”
--Strobe Talbott in 1997, quoted by Ahmed Rashid in Taliban

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