Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Handling History

Yeah, I spent my day trucking this 334-year old book around town.  Inside the clamshell case is a leather-bound 1678 edition of Anne Bradstreet's "Several Poems."  With me in tow, it visited 150 eighth graders and 8 third and fourth graders.  Now, it's gone back to live in locked, climate-controlled, offsite storage, but I was proud to be part of its day out.  It was pure joy to see the kids' reactions to it.

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