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Craighead Exhibit at Historical Society

Yesterday, Cumberland County Historical Society videotaped an interview of me for their oral history project and for the upcoming exhibit on the Craigheads. The video is to be in conjunction with the artifacts displayed in the two large cabinets in Todd Hall from September through January. 246 more words

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Walking

This week I’ve noticed several books in stock on the theme of walking:

The Lost Art of Walking: The History, Science, Philosophy, and Literature of Pedestrianism… 38 more words

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Newbery Review: Julie of the Wolves

This is the winner of the 1973 Newbery Medal, and I’m very torn about it.  Julie of the Wolves, written by Jean Craighead George (winner of multiple Newbery awards), is the story of Julie, or Miyax, a young Eskimo girl who is making her way, alone, across the Alaskan tundra.   318 more words

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