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Sonderbooks #56

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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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June 17, 2003


****Traveling While Married, by Mary-Lou Weisman
***Uncle Tungsten, by Oliver Sacks
***8 Minutes in the Morning for Real Shapes, Real Sizes, by Jorge Cruise
**My Life in Jokes, by Bob Hope with Linda Hope


****Tears of the Giraffe, by Alexander McCall Smith

Young Adult Fiction

****Millicent's Gift, by Ann Rinaldi

Children's Nonfiction

****Casey at the Bat, by Ernest L. Thayer.  Illustrated by C. F. Payne
***Things Will Never Be the Same, by Tomie dePaola
***Beatrix, by Jeannette Winter
***Math Appeal, by Greg Tang.  Illustrated by Harry Briggs
***Talkin' About Bessie, by Nikki Grimes.  Illustrated by E. B. Lewis
**Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely:  What Is an Adverb? by Brian P. Cleary.  Illustrated by Brian Gable
**Imagine You're a Fairy, by Meg and Lucy Clibbon

Children's Fiction

**Stanley, Flat Again, by Jeff Brown.  Pictures by Scott Nash

Old Favorite

(Young Adult Fiction): *****Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J. K. Rowling

Picture Book Pick

***Pancake Dreams, by Ingmarie Ahvander.  Pictures by Mati Lepp.

Quotation of the Week

“We could all do with a few laughs.
I have a feeling we’re going to need them more than usual before long.”
–Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J. K. Rowling
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