[DWJ] recommendations

Kait Bessing kait.bessing at comhem.se
Sat Jul 27 14:24:07 EDT 2013


I thought of Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hern, but perhaps that's a 
bit too advanced. Not really kidlit at all. But great stuff when she gets a 
bit older, I think.

Kait in Stockholm, Sweden

Otter Perry wrote:
> My partner has an acquaintance, a 10-year-old girl who is very bright.
> She likes fantasy. I've recommended DWJ, of course, but any
> suggestions
> are welcome. [I also recommended Nesbit, Lewis, Baum, Jansson, and
> Pratchett.]
>
> She is also mixed-race*, so if anybody knows a particularly good
> author
> for that, tell me. [I'm loaning her _The Wizard of Earthsea_.] It
> would be nice to have protagonists who aren't just white.
>
> Garth Nix just occurred to me. And Diane Duane.
>
>
> *Her father is African-American, her mother is European-American.
>
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