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 Sonderbooks 79

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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!

June 5, 2004


****Burned Alive, by Souad
****Eats, Shoots & Leaves, by Lynne Truss
****Wild Writing Women:  Stories of World Travel
***Breaking the da Vinci Code, by Darrell L. Bock, PhD
***Smart Boys, by Barbara A. Kerr, PhD, and Sanford J. Cohn, PhD


**The Jane Austen Book Club, by Karen Joy Fowler

Young Adult Fiction

*****The Sunbird, by Elizabeth E. Wein
****City of Stars:  Stravaganza, Book Two, by Mary Hoffman

Children's Nonfiction

***The Voice That Challenged a Nation, by Russell Freedman

Children's Fiction

***Lucinda's Secret:  The Spiderwick Chronicles, Book Three, by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

Old Favorite

(Fiction):  *****The Great Impersonation, by E. Phillips Oppenheim

Picture Book Pick

****Duck for President, by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin

Quotation of the Week

“What arrogance, to have ever thought I could experience such a trip,
and then return to my life unchanged.”

—Carla King, in Wild Writing Women:  Stories of World Travel

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