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November 3, 2001
***Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages, selected by Harold Bloom
***Letters To a Young Poet, by Rainer Maria Rilke
****The Jerusalem Scrolls, by Bodie and Brock Thoene
Young Adult Fiction****The Other Wind, by Ursula K. LeGuin
**Witness, by Karen Hesse
Children's Nonfiction***Kitchen Science, by Chris Maynard
Children's Fiction***Three Days, by Donna Jo Napoli
Old Favorite(Children's Fiction): ****The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum
Picture Book Pick
***Peepers, by Eve Bunting
Quotation of the Week
myths of dragons transforming themselves at the last moment into princesses?
Perhaps all dragons in our lives are really princesses just waiting to see us just once being beautiful and courageous. Perhaps everything fearful is basically helplessness that seeks our help.”
--Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters To a Young Poet
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