by Jane Gardam
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Thirteen-year-old Jessie knows she is a born writer, and through her honest records of parents, classmates, teachers, first love and World War II in England, she reveals her talent.
December 27, 2013 NPR's go-to librarian returns to some old favorites from her personal shelves. "All the books on my bookshelves are books that I loved," she says. "Those are the only books I keep." Her picks include a trilogy of novellas filled with British humor and an Irish mystery.
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