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Wake Up, Monty

Wake Up, Monty

Look what just came in!  38 books in the Warriors series!  Young Adult fantasy by Erin Hunter.  All at half the cover price. Advertisements

Just In: New Inventory

Just In: New Inventory

Almost daily, new books are added to our inventory.  Isn’t it time you stopped in for a visit? “The greatest gift is the passion for reading.  It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.  It is a moral illumination.” Elizabeth Hardwick … Continue reading

The Johnstown Flood: May 31,1889

The Johnstown Flood: May 31,1889

May 31, 1889: Heavy rains. 5-10 inches in the mountains of western Pennsylvania in 24 hours. A dam bursts and a wall of water estimated at 36 feet high plunges down to engulf Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  2,209 people died.  Arguably, the worst tragedy in US history.  Afterward, the scandal of the dam. We have two books … Continue reading