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Zena Sutherland

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Like the author's Cecily, [Amanda's Choice] is a book with a young protagonist … but sensitive and sophisticated enough to appeal to older readers…. The ending is not as sharply etched as the rest of the book, but the whole is impressive. Memorable characterization, good style, and a note of poignancy in the harsh reality of the situation…. (pp. 9-10)

Zena Sutherland, "New Titles for Children and Young People: 'Amanda's Choice'," in Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (reprinted by permission of The University of Chicago Press; © 1970 by the University of Chicago), Vol. 24, No. 1, September, 1970, pp. 9-10.

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