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I'm posting the answers to the previous post's meme--if you still want to try guessing 'em, Don't Look! ^_~

1. Spring came late to the Land between the Mountains in the year of Gammage 885.

The Whisper of Glocken by Carol Kendall

2. Alys de Renville was sitting on an old chest in the furthest corner of the loft.

Ransom for a Knight by Barbara Leonie Picard

3. "That slowpoke Sarah!" Henny cried.

All-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney Taylor

4. Once upon a time, so long ago that I have quite forgotten the date, there lived a king and queen who had no children.

The Light Princess by George MacDonald

5. It was in late July of the year 1461 that the sun rose one morning red and fiery as if ushering in midsummer's hottest day.

The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly

6. I want to tell of our journey down the River.

The Spellcoats by Diana Wynne Jones

7. One day my old friend, so dear to me that I call him "Uncle" Salim, said to me: "What a pity I can't write...."

A Hand Full of Stars by Rafik Schami (reviewed in middle of webpage to which I link)

8. The old shepherd sitting with his face turned seaward and his broad-bladed spear across his knees, seemed as much a part of the downs as did the wind-stunted whitethorn trees along the bank behind him: a little man, dark and knotted and tough as a furze root, with fine wrinkles round his eyes, under their jut of badger-grey brows, that told of a lifetime of looking into the distance in sun and wind and rain.

Warrior Scarlet by Rosemary Sutcliff

9. "Come home, Tenar!..."

The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin

10. Mrs. May lived in two rooms in Kate's parents' house in London; she was, I think, some kind of relation.

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

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