book suggestions

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Wed Aug 11 12:20:27 EDT 2004


I suggest _Ender's Game_ by Orson Scott Card.

On Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at 08:36 PM, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:

> I should link that list from the website.
>
> Australia, eh?  I'm not sure what's in print, but almost anything 
> that's
> made it here is going to be good.  Garth Nix, of course, either Sabriel
> or Shade's Children.  _Singing the Dogstar Blues_ by ... Alison 
> Goodman?
> is lovely cyberpunk.  The John Marsden _Tomorrow when the war began_
> series is SF in one of the broader definitions of "speculative 
> alternate
> histories", and I find it thrilling.
>
> I'm ambivalent about the first JumpMan book, which is all I've read.
> Also not brilliantly fond of Graeme Base's Truck Dogs, which is prob'ly
> too young anyhow.
>
> Other than that, I'd go with our usual list.
>
> -deborah
>
>
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Robyn Starkey wrote:
>
> |Hi All
> |
> |I just got a plea from a friend of mine who teaches school in 
> Melbourne:
> |
> |I have to set texts for year 9/10 Fantasy/Science Fiction semester 
> unit by
> |Friday.
> |
> |She is looking for suggestions. The boys will be 14-16 years old. 
> Melissa,
> |do you still have your list?
> |
> |Robyn
> |

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