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December 7, 2002
****Longitudes and Attitudes, by Thomas L. Friedman
***Bible Code II: The Countdown, by Michael Drosnin
***Gilgamesh, rendered in English by David Ferry
****The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
****The Curse of the Pharaohs, by Elizabeth Peters
***The Mummy Case, by Elizabeth Peters
Young Adult Fiction
***Abarat, by Clive Barker
***Fireboat, by Maira Kalman
***Chickens May Not Cross the Road and Other Crazy (But True) Laws, by Kathi Linz
(Children's Fiction): *****Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling
Picture Book Pick
****Christmas Tapestry, by Patricia Polacco
Quotation of the Week
—a spirit of respect for the individual, a spirit of tolerance for differences of faith or politics,
a respect for freedom of thought as the necessary foundation for all creativity,
and a spirit of unity that encompasses all kinds of differences.”
--Thomas L. Friedman, Longitudes and Attitudes
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