The Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress has a display of Susan Roth's original illustrations from Parrots over Puerto Rico until close of business on Wednesday, October 15. The originals reveal details that the prints in the actual book cannot capture. The room, located in the Jefferson Building, G29, is open 9 to 4:30. On Monday, October 13, the room will be open to support the Main Reading Room Open House; however, the room is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Our Founding Fathers would have had a lot of difficulty "founding" a nation without the support of strong, heroic, smart women. Alongside information about their contributions to the American Revolution, each woman is personalized with interesting tidbits about their lives. This intriguing book will encourage readers to find out more about the Founding Mothers. Ten to Fourteen. Julie Dietzel-Glair
Two men best remembered for their deadly duel lived remarkably intertwined lives in military service, business dealings, and political intrigue. This short book, told in alternating sections, provides lesser known details about their parallel careers.