Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)

EmmaComerford at aol.com EmmaComerford at aol.com
Sun Feb 9 18:20:11 EST 2003


In a message dated 2/10/03 12:36:07 AM E. Australia Standard Time, 
abhillel at hotmail.com writes:


> >In the story I remember the children collected coins out of a fountain >in 
> >order to buy food (I thought this was a brilliant plan). Is this in >this 
> >book?
> 
> Yes, that's the book. Another Newberry Medalist. I think E.L.Konigsburg has 
> 
> won the Newberry at least twice, and been nominated several times. "From 
> The 
> Mixed up Files" is my favorite book of hers, a far second in my book is 
> "Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley and Me" and the others just 
> never particularly appealed to me. Including "Silent to the Bone" which I 
> believe is her most recent book and was highly lauded.
> 
> 
> 
> 

Thank-you! I have just placed it on hold at my library. I'm not sure why I 
hadn't thought of asking the list about this book previously, when I know 
perfectly well that between everyone an enormous amount of books have been 
read! 
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