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July 29, 2003
****Take Joy! A Book for Writers, by Jane Yolen
****Castles of Britain and Ireland, by Plantagenet Somerset Fry
****Castles and Ancient Monuments of Scotland, by Damien Noonan
****Dorling Kindersley Travel Guides: Scotland
****Knopf Guides: Scotland
***Fodor's Exploring Scotland
***In Search of Ancient Scotland, by Gerald M. Ruzicki and Dorothy A. Ruzicki
****The Thirty-Nine Steps, by John Buchan
****The Prisoner of Zenda and Rupert of Hentzau, by Anthony Hope
Young Adult Fiction****The Perilous Gard, by Elizabeth Marie Pope
***Math-terpieces, by Greg Tang. Illustrated by Greg Paprocki
Children's Fiction***The Great Good Thing, by Roderick Townley
(Children's Fiction): ****Rainbow Valley, by L. M. Montgomery
Picture Book Pick
****Pictures at an Exhibition, by Anna Harwell Celenza. Illustrated by JoAnn E. Kitchel
Quotation of the Week
“Fiction is like wrestling with angels—
you do not expect to win,
but you do expect to come away from the experience changed.”
—Jane Yolen, Take Joy
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