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Rope roundup;: The lore and craft of rope and roping, by Bill Severn
St. Jerome and the Lion by Margaret Hodges
Cornelli: her Childhood by Johanna Spyri
The magic maker by Joyce Varney
Father Marquette and the Great Rivers. by August Derleth
The Silent Storm by Marion Marsh Brown
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CollectionsYour library (3,667), Book Club (20), Book Club # 2 (beginning 2012) (6), Norway (50), MRW (28), ADW (8), SDW (2), MREWs (110), MMW (1), JTW (4), AIW (4), Wishlist (1), Read but unowned (1), Favorites (31), Lost Books (2), All collections (3,684)
About meI really love my books, and cataloging them has lead to some interesting discoveries. Mainly, the number of books which are unique to my collection is staggering, or does everyone think that, and notice the same thing with their libraries, I wonder? Occasionally I'll check on some of these unique treasures, to see if maybe another LTer has listed it. I've collected most of my books in the last fifteen years, as a result of teaching my kids myself, and wanting them to have good books around. I do have some older books from my childhood, that I am thrilled I still have for their own sakes, and to share with my children. A reminder of how to post an image: because if I don't put it somewhere I'll forget how to do it.
About my libraryLots of Catholic books, or with the Catholic tag. Lots of children's vintage fiction and non-fiction "living books", illustrated by inspired illustrators. I have quite a few books of Norwegian folk tales, crafts, and customs; books by Norwegian authors, mainly Sigrid Undset. Lots of English village novels by authors like Miss Read, Angela Thirkell, Margery Sharp, and Rumer Godden, and my husband's Patrick O'Brien's. Now I am going through my books yet again, to find the best of the best, and pass on the rest, so my collection will not be so unweildy, as in taking over the house.
GroupsAll Books Africa, Best in Children's Books Collectors' Group, Book Care and Repair, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, British & Irish Children's Fiction, Bug Collectors, Canadian History for Canadian Kids, Cathedrals, Catholic Homeschoolers, Catholic literature, family & homeschool —show all groups, Catholic Science Fiction, Catholic Tradition, Children's Fiction, Combiners!, Dante's Sitting Room, Deep South, E. F. Benson, Fans of Russian authors, Favorite Bookstores, German Library Thingers, HMS Surprise, Illustrators - non Anime, Inklings, Ladybird Ladybird, Middle Eastern Literature, Name that Book, Newbery Challenge, Nobel Laureates in Literature, Non-American Literature, Norse sagas, Picture books, Rare, Old or Offbeat, Tattered but still lovely, The Brontës, Unique Library Thing Book Group, Used Books, Vintage children's and young adult books, World History
Favorite authorsPaul Berna, Wilfrid S. Bronson, Geraldine Brooks, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Alice Thomas Ellis, Rumer Godden, René Goscinny, Paula Grogger, Tony Horwitz, Takashi Nagai, Irène Némirovsky, Flannery O'Connor, Walker Percy, Nevil Shute, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Hilda Van Stockum, Angela Thirkell, Philip Turner, Sigrid Undset, Sheldon Vanauken (Shared favorites)
LocationWest of the Mississippi
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJun 28, 2006
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