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Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Fri Jan 21 14:06:13 EST 2005


> If venturing near the juvenile Heinlein rack, do not bother with _Young
> Atomic Engineers_, which RAH was persuaded to rename _Rocket Ship Galileo_.
> It's daft (if you've seen the film _Destination Moon_, the film's a cross 
> between _RS G_ and _The Man Who Sold the Moon_) and unexciting all at once.

Having left it in my bathroom for several weeks recently by accident (do
other people make sure to put boring things you know you have to read
into the bathroom, so they will get read?), I have to agree. I just 
re-read _The Flight to the Mushroom Planet_ and for believability, I 
have to say I find Mushroom Planet less jarring!

(I'm re-reading all my kid paperbacks with an eye to giving away those 
that don't stand up to re-reading for me. This is merely because I have 
a huge swarm of now-reading foster nieces and nephews, combined with 
limited bookcase space.)

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-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net 
"Information wants to be a Socialist... not a Communist or a 
Republican." - Karen Schneider

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