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Sonderbooks #55

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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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Happy reading!

May 25, 2003


***Guarding the Moon, by Francesca Lia Block


*****The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith

Young Adult Fiction

***A Northern Light, by Jennifer Donnelly
*Geography Club, by Brent Hartinger

Children's Nonfiction

***Princess Lessons, by Meg Cabot
***Horse & Pony Breeds, by Sandy Ransford

Children's Fiction

**Georgie Lee, by Sharon Phillips Denslow.  Pictures by Lynne Rae Perkins
**Becoming Joe DiMaggio, by Maria Testa

Old Favorite

(Young Adult Fiction): *****Quest for a Maid, by Frances Mary Hendry

Picture Book Pick

****Henrietta and the Golden Eggs, by Hanna Johansen.  Pictures by Käthi Bhend

Quotation of the Week

“There was so much suffering in Africa that it was tempting just to shrug your shoulders and walk away.
But you can’t do that, she thought.  You just can’t.”
--Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency
= Available at Sembach Library

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