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"Katie wrote: "These books are awesome your just a stupid Two-Leg that knows nothing"

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Quiverfull by Kathryn Joyce
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"Yeah. And the *shape* of the world is just ... odd. It only really works at the most superficial level. "
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Gossamer by Lois Lowry
Gossamer
by Lois Lowry (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2009
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My son recommended this book to me, and he was right. So what if it's written "for" kids? Think of it as a novelette. Lowry has a justly famous way with words, characters, and scenes, and should be studied intently by all who wish to know what "Show,...more
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The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
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My son was unhappy about the poor outlook for the characters, but we got through to the end. I'm not sure how he felt about the journey to Paradise part; he didn't say much. (I know that *I* didn't know quite what to do with that, myself, and I haven...more
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The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis
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Possibly my least-favorite of the series - it all seems too 'pat' to me. But N. seemed to quite like it (and recognized Jadis's name as that of the White Witch). So at least I know he's not just a short, male copy of me. 8-)
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The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
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My second-favorite Narnia book! I lost my first copy on a bus to camp, and the replacement copy got a protective plastic covering, so it doesn't show as much wear as it should. I think it was the Talking Horses that were the real draw for me on this...more
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The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
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More forgetfulness - the drollness of Puddleglum the Marsh-Wiggle. And how little Lewis cared for 'modern' educational theory, again (or still - this is Eustace's school, after all).
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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
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This was my favorite of the series (the extent of the repairs to the volume attests to this), but I'm not sure it's my son's. We'll have to see.
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