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Sonderbooks #61

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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.
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September 3, 2003


****Feynman's Rainbow, by Leonard Mlodinow
****Ripe for the Picking, by Annie Hawes


*****Beyond the Limit, by Joan Spicci
***Changing Planes, by Ursula K. LeGuin

Young Adult Fiction

***Interstellar Pig, by William Sleator
***God Went to Beauty School, by Cynthia Rylant

Children's Nonfiction

***Mathematicians Are People, Too! by Luetta Reimer and Wilbert Reimer
***Harvesting Hope, by Kathleen Krull.  Illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Children's Fiction

****The Exiles at Home, by Hilary McKay
***The Countess's Calamity, by Sally Gardner

Old Favorite

(Children's Fiction): *****The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by C. S. Lewis

Picture Book Pick

*****Officer Buckle and Gloria, by Peggy Rathman

Quotation of the Week

“Think how tedious life would be if everyone settled for simple boring tasks
when they could have interesting complicated ones.”
– Annie Hawes, Ripe for the Picking

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