A New Year’s Poem from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

Several of us have become enamored by the safety notices created by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. While most are humorous safety warnings some are just lovely greetings. I hope you enjoy this poem and the start to another year.

Reindeer in a snowy forest with the words of a poem next to it.

A Reindeer Poem. Joesph Galbo, 2017


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Pictorial St. Louis – The Great Metropolis of the Mississippi Valley

The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird’s-eye views, perspective maps, or aero views, panoramic maps are non-photographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle.

Two Questions with This Year’s Top Literacy Awards Prize Winners

This post is by Judy Lee of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program. Photographs supplied by Street Child, Make Way for Books, and Young African Refugees for Integral Development. David M. Rubenstein Recipient: Street Child (SC), American Prize Reciepient: Make Way for Books (MWFB), and International Prize Recipient: Young African Refugees for Integral Development […]