Monthly Archives: February 2014


“Here is a road made for crossing the country, a new road of rails made for people to ride.” With this grand opening, Brian Floca shows Locomotive as the life-changing technology it was from the 1830s onward. This new mobility connected … Continue reading


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Bob Staake’s Bluebird is a grand tale in pictures:  a bluebird befriends a boy, and without a word, they share food, companionship and make new friends. They also run into bullies that shatter the earthly beauty of their friendship. The bluebird lives … Continue reading

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