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Becoming Flight: The Heavy Duty Guide to Ornithology

By Paula N on Apr 2, 2016 9:45 AM

One of the interesting features of this production is that the reader must unfold a nest-like set of folded passages to gain access to the text. Becoming Flight is evidence of the fine craftsmanship of local writers, artists, and printers.

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Treasures of the Rare Books Room - The Negro Motorist Green Book

By MPL Staff on Oct 1, 2015 8:35 AM

Today, most travelers take for granted the ease in which they eat on the road, purchase gas, or book hotels. In the Jim Crow era, when discrimination against African Americans was rampant and sanctioned, many did not have that luxury. The Green Book was created to help.

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