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Sonderbooks #62

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Welcome to Sonderbooks, an e-zine of book reviews by Sondra Eklund.
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September 15, 2003


****Walking Forward Looking Back, by John Labriola
***Castles of England, Scotland and Wales, by Paul Johnson


***The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri

Young Adult Fiction

****A Coalition of Lions, by Elizabeth E. Wein

Children's Nonfiction

****Journeys With Elijah, by Barbara Diamond Goldin.  Paintings by Jerry Pinkney
***Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin.  Illustrated by Mary Azarian

Children's Fiction

***The Witch Family, by Eleanor Estes
***Safari Journal, by Hudson Talbott
***Seeing Sugar, by Cynthia L. Brinson

Old Favorite

(Nonfiction): ****The Hope of the Gospel, by George MacDonald

Picture Book Pick

*****Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems

Quotation of the Week

“He will carry us in his arms till we are able to walk;
he will carry us in his arms when we are weary with walking;
he will not carry us if we will not walk.”
—George MacDonald in The Hope of the Gospel

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