Category Archives: bookstore

Collecting Girl Scout Handbooks, Part II: 1950-1977

(Part I is here.) Last time in “Collecting Girl Scout Handbooks,” I covered the books published from the origins of Girl Scouting in the U.S. until 1947 – a period of only 35 years.  This post will cover the years … Continue reading

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Dear My Hypothetical Children: #YAsaves

[Trigger Warning:  This post discusses self-harm, abuse, rape, suicide, and similar topics that may be upsetting for some readers.] Mrs. Meghan Cox Gurdon and I have dramatically different ideas of what constitutes “literature.”  Also “children’s books,” “banning,” and “parenting.” Case … Continue reading

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