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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
****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
(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
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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