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Melissa at Proffitt.com
Tue Nov 18 11:22:44 EST 2008
On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 19:26:37 -0800, sylvia . . . wrote:
>Not sure if the list is just very slow these days or if I've somehow gotten dropped, but I need advice! I was at the drug store near my house, and they had just set up their Salvation Army holiday giving tree - you know, where you pick up a card that says a kid's age and gender, and what they want/need for Christmas and you go buy it and bring it back. Most of them said Transformers/GI Joe/Littlest Pet Shop/etc. but I picked one for a 14-year-old boy who wanted "a book store gift card." I'll definitely be going to Barnes and Noble this week and loading up a giftcard, but I was also thinking about sending along an actual book, too. So if you had to pick one of DWJ's books for a 14 year old boy that you'd never met, which one would you choose? I'm thinking one of the Chrestomanci ones, but I would love suggestions! Thanks!
I'd say Archer's Goon or Dark Lord of Derkholm, probably--I think of
Archer's Goon as the DWJ book most likely to appeal to a non-fantasy-reading
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