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click here to return to the previous page Things we see may be affected by the things around us and we must be careful not to be fooled.  "All Those Secrets of the World" is a poignant story about a little girl and her family when her father goes away to war.  The story takes place when war was still romantic and we possessed an innocence that seems to be disappearing.  The two children help each other through a lonely time, and learn about the world through a child's perspective.  The grandparents in our family who have read this book were very moved by it, as it evoked memories of their own childhood.  I would recommend it as much as a gift for them to read to their grandchildren as a gift for a child.