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Little Board Books that Wouldn’t Be Banned: Lawrence Schimel’s Rainbow Family Stories Illustrated by Elina Braslina
Last summer, two children’s books ran into trouble with authorities in Hungary and Russia because they featured families headed by same-sex parents. At first, I assumed the books originated in the old Eastern bloc and anticipated a bit of a …
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, New Jersey’s governor worries that the colonists won’t support a college, a court rules in favor of an alum, and more.
Always searching for more escape room inspiration, Katie was delighted when her mom sent her a dandy little escape challenge that fit right in the palm of her hand. Though it was small, but packed a mighty punch! Take it away, Katie!
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a rainstorm disrupts Class Day, a London newspaper points to Princeton as a positive example to follow, and more.
In 1829, the Irish-born writer Edward Mangin (1772-1852) had thirteen half-penny chapbooks just 83 mm tall bound up for a present. Twelve published by Philip Rose in Bristol and one by J. and C.
Announcing the winners of our annual 350 for 50 writing contest! This year, young writers were challenged to compose a short, 350-word story that included the sentence, “Each box had a story.” Winners from our four age categories enjoyed a $50 shopping spree on Amazon.
We’re happy to introduce the third post by our special guest blogger: Polina Popova. A PhD candidate in History at the University of Illinois Chicago, Polina specializes in modern Russian and Soviet history and Soviet children’s literature.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a team sets off to compete in the Olympics, a group of women gain access to campus resources, and more.
Name: Kate Mitchell Education Background: I recently graduated from Rutgers University with my Master’s in Information Science with a concentration in archives and preservation.
This post is part of a series about items currently on exhibition at Mudd Library as part of “Princeton 275.” In this series, we go in-depth about selected items on display to let you know more about the story behind …
In the picturesque mountain town of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, lies a gorgeous and amazing gem...Somersault, an independently-owned letterpress studio and card shop!
Any old family vacation house by the sea should have a neglected cache of old books somewhere and I discovered one in the second story bedroom, where I picked out The Animal Story Book edited by Andrew Lang because it …
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, students consider adopting distinctive hats, the U.S. President makes a “pilgrimage” to Princeton’s campus, and more.
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