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Sonderbooks #25

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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.
You can hear about books to read, talk about books you've read, and order your own copies.
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Happy reading!

March 22, 2002


***The Lessons of Terror, by Caleb Carr


****Eldorado, by Baroness Orczy

Young Adult Fiction

***Half-Human, compiled and edited by Bruce Coville

Children's Fiction

****Vendela in Venice, by Christina Bjork
**Among the Impostors, by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Old Favorite

(Nonfiction):  *****Knowing the Heart of God, by George MacDonald, compiled by Michael R. Phillips

Picture Book Pick

****Elephant elephant, by Pittau & Gervais

Quotation of the Week

“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way, when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them,
and you have their shoes.”
--Frieda Norris, quoted by Ann Brashares in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

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