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 Sonderbooks 92

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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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Today's posting on Children and Books is about Books and Bedtime.

Happy reading!

February 23, 2005


*****My Descent Into Death, by Howard Storm
****The Other Side of the Dale, by Gervase Phinn
***Miracles of Our Lord, by George MacDonald
***Bringing Tuscany Home, by Frances Mayes


****The True Story of Hansel and Gretel, by Louise Murphy
***Jane and the Man of the Cloth, by Stephanie Barron

Young Adult Fiction

*****Girls in Pants, by Ann Brashares
****The Golem's Eye, by Jonathan Stroud

Children's Nonfiction

****The Princess and the White Bear King, retold by Tanya Robyn Batt, illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli
****Under the Spell of the Moon

Children's Fiction

***The Pepins and Their Problems, by Polly Horvath

Old Favorite

(Children's Fiction): ****Jimmy:  The Pickpocket of the Palace, by Donna Jo Napoli

Picture Book Pick

****Momma's Magical Purse, by Paulette Bogan

Quotation of the Week

“Is there a greater joy than a man who cooks?”

—Frances Mayes in Bringing Tuscany Home

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