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MirrorMask (children's edition)
Neil Gaiman
The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories, Volume One: Where on Earth
Ursula K. Le Guin
Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown
Maud Hart Lovelace
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde, Camille Cauti
Riders of the Purple Sage
Zane Grey
Vampires, Zombies, & Wanton Souls
Marge Simon

The Paper Menagerie

The Paper Menagerie - Ken Liu Oh for Pete's sake! Why did I read this tear-jerker over lunch at the office? A beautifully-written fantasy about miscommunication, family origins, culture clashes, modern slavery, racism, and the stubbornness of a mother's unreturned love. Liu's very deserving of his 2011 Nebula Award for this short story. Betcha get misty-eyed!