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Book Sense Picks
2001 January/February


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Other Side (01 Edition)
Other Side (01 Edition)
by Jacqueline Woodson
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In a country struggling with acceptance, hope can come in many different forms.   As a boy, Hector loved playing soccer in his small Johannesburg township. He dreamed of playing on a real pitch with the boys from another part of the city, but... (read more)

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Girl with a Pearl Earring
Girl with a Pearl Earring
by Tracy Chevalier
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The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth Tracy Chevalier transports readers to... (read more)

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Revolutionary Road
Revolutionary Road
by Richard Yates
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"A deft, ironic, beautiful novel that deserves to be a classic." —William Styron From the moment of its publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road was hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of... (read more)

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Bone Deep in Landscape : Writing, Reading, and Place (99 Edition)
Bone Deep in Landscape : Writing, Reading, and Place (99 Edition)
by Mary Clearman Blew
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Great-granddaughter of homesteaders in north-central Montana, Mary Clearman Blew grew up in one of the last vestiges of the rural frontier. Her girlhood chores--hauling water and rounding up cattle--were remote even to her town-bred classmates in the... (read more)

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Into the Forest
Into the Forest
by Jean Hegland
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The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
by Ina Garten
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For more than twenty years, Barefoot Contessa, the acclaimed specialty food store, has been cooking and baking extraordinary dishes for enthusiastic customers in the Hamptons. For many of those years, people have tried to get the exuberant owner, Ina... (read more)

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Darkness More Than Night
Darkness More Than Night
by Michael Connelly
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Terry McCaleb, the retired FBI agent who starred in the bestseller "Blood Work," is asked by the LAPD to help them investigate aseries of murders that have them baffled. They are the kind of ritualized killings McCaleb specialized in solving with the FBI,... (read more)

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The Westing Game
The Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin
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For over thirty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become... (read more)

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Crooked River Burning
Crooked River Burning
by Mark Winegardner
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The critically acclaimed novel of a compelling love affair and the decline of a once prosperous city . The birthplace of rock 'n' roll, Cleveland was an economic powerhouse and America's sixth-largest city in the late 1940s. By 1969, it had dropped to... (read more)

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
by Eric Schlosser
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New York Times Bestseller,   With a New Afterword “Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . Fast Food Nation points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours... (read more)

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The Death of Vishnu
The Death of Vishnu
by Manil Suri
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At the opening of this masterful debut novel, Vishnu lies dying on the staircase he inhabits while his neighbors the Pathaks and the Asranis argue over who will pay for an ambulance. As the action spirals up through the floors of the apartment building... (read more)

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Time Stops for No Mouse: A Hermux Tantamoq Adventure
Time Stops for No Mouse: A Hermux Tantamoq Adventure
by Michael Hoeye
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"Hermux ranks right up there with literature's greatest mice of mettle: Stuart Little and Redwall's Martin the Warrior."... (read more)

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Grandpa's Corner Store (00 Edition)
Grandpa's Corner Store (00 Edition)
by Dyanne Disalvo-ryan
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Grandpa's Corner Store (HC)... (read more)

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And Quiet Flows the Vodka, Or, When Pushkin Comes to Shove: The Curmudgeon's Guide to Russian Literature and Culture, with the Devil's Dictionary of R
And Quiet Flows the Vodka, Or, When Pushkin Comes to Shove: The Curmudgeon's Guide to Russian Literature and Culture, with the Devil's Dictionary of R
by Alicia Chudo
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Russia has fascinated outsiders for centuries, and according to Alicia Chudo, it is high time this borscht stopped. In this hilarious send up of Russian literature and history, Chudo takes no prisoners as she examines Russia's great tradition of... (read more)

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Namedropper
Namedropper
by Emma Forrest
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Ethan Hawke Electric, irreverent prose. When people talk about "voice," this is what they mean.... (read more)

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Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender Wiggins Saga)
Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender Wiggins Saga)
by Orson Scott Card
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The War is over, won by Ender Wiggin and his team of brilliant child-warriors. The enemy is destroyed, the human race is saved. Ender himself refuses to return to the planet, but his crew has gone home to their families, scattered across the globe. The... (read more)

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Storm Riders
Storm Riders
by Craig Lesley
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Winner of the Oregon Book Awards H.L. Davis Prize for Fiction Storm Riders examines the conflicted love of a single father struggling to raise his adopted Native American son, who was born with fetal alcohol syndrome. When a small girl mysteriously... (read more)

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Stella, Queen of the Snow
Stella, Queen of the Snow
by Marie Louise Gay
Staff Pick
It's young Sam's first snowfall, and he has plenty of questions. Luckily for him, his big sister Stella has a seemingly endless supply of imaginative answers. For instance, when Sam wonders what has happened to the pond near their house, Stella explains... (read more)

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Take Me with You (Travelers' Tales Footsteps)
Take Me with You (Travelers' Tales Footsteps)
by Brad Newsham
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A character-filled account by journalist and taxicab driver Brad Newsham of his 100-day journey through the Philippines, India, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and South America to find someone to treat to a one-month visit to the USthe fulfillment... (read more)

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Ogre (72 Edition)
Ogre (72 Edition)
by Michel Tournier
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**** Reprint of the Doubleday edition of 1972--cited in BCL3-- a translation of the French original of 1970 which won the Prix Goncourt. The novel explores fascism. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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