Books Mentioned in Lizzie Skurnick's "Shelf Discovery"

"Shelf Discovery" is a book of essays about the great children's and young adult books of the 70s-80s. What are your favorites?

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73 books · 45 voters · list created July 21st, 2009 by Sophie (votes) .
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Sophie 1461 books
192 friends
Christine 321 books
1 friend
Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3160 books
831 friends
Angela 259 books
5 friends
Shawnee 2742 books
202 friends
Vanessa 4751 books
362 friends
Jennifer 488 books
63 friends
Morgan 1401 books
1121 friends

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message 1: by Joss (new)

Joss Thanks for this, it's really helpful.


message 2: by Jayne (new)

Jayne Lamb I love 'Shelf Discovery'. It's a shame so many of the books are out of print.


message 3: by Sophie (new)

Sophie Lizzie Skurnick is bringing some of them back into print! http://lizzieskurnickbooks.com/


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