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Monday, January 19, 2009

Little Willow's Book Bag

This Week's Picks
Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
Parade libretto by Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry

This Month's Spotlighted Title
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

2 comments:

Melissa Walker said...

I don't know either of those books! Have to check them out.

Little Willow said...

Melissa: Are you a musical theatre person? If so, definitely check out the musical Parade. Also, the story - based on a real-life murder of Mary Phagan, who was killed in 1913, when she was two months shy of 14 years old - has some similarities to the tragedy upon which A Northern Light was based.