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MAPPING SAM: Creating a New Generation of Map Enthusiasts

MAPPING SAM: Creating a New Generation of Map Enthusiasts

Lynn: Don’t get me wrong, I love having maps on my phone and a GPS in my car. Using these tools, we’ve managed to easily locate rental apartments in the twisting, narrow streets of many a small village instead of wandering around lost! There is a downside to electronic dependence, however. I clearly remember our […]

Solving Puzzles with Robert Burleigh

Solving Puzzles with Robert Burleigh

Lynn: I LOVE my job! How cool is it to get to learn new things and be paid for it? Today’s stellar book proves my case. Have you ever heard of Marie Tharp? I hadn’t, although she is considered to be one of the most important scientists of the twentieth century. Happily, the wonderful Robert […]

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Mapping Classic Literature: Andrew DeGraff’s Plotted

Illustrator Andrew DeGraff “plotted” 19 classic works of literature by creating cleverly structured and extraordinarily detailed maps that follow the course of each novel, story, poem, play, and even an historic memoir. This is a thrillingly original approach to illustration, resulting in an enticing book that refreshes our grasp and enjoyment of such indelible works […]

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