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February 17, 2003Great news! Sembach Library recently received a wonderful selection of books
as a donation from the Sembach Officers' Spouses' Club.
I was the lucky one who made the wish list that they selected from,
so these books are a set of personal favorites, many of which I've already reviewed.
Use this link to see the complete list:
*****What Should I Do With My Life? by Po Bronson
****The New Sugar Busters! by H. Leighton Steward, Morrison C. Bethea, M.D.,
Sam S. Andrews, M.D., and Luis A. Balart, M.D.
*** Truly Mars and Venus, by John Gray, Ph.D.
*****The Children of the Star Trilogy, by Sylvia Louise Engdahl
***We Are the Many, by Doreen Rappaport. Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Wu
***A Library for Juana, by Pat Mora. Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal
****The Pot That Juan Built, by Nancy Andrews-Goebel. Pictures by David Diaz
***To Fly: The Story of the Wright Brothers, by Wendie Old. Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker
Children's Fiction***The Kite Rider, by Geraldine McCaughrean
***Galen: My Life in Imperial Rome, by Marissa Moss
(Children's Fiction): ****Pollyanna, by Eleanor H. Porter
Picture Book Pick
****Sense Pass King, retold by Katrin Tchana. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
Quotation of the Week
But don’t put your dreams in lockboxes,
and don’t invest years of your life in a day job for the wad you expect to have at the end.
Believe in that myth at your own peril.”
--Po Bronson in What Should I Do With My Life?
= Available at Sembach Library
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