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Two Dutchmen win the Newbery, Part 2

For a change, a brand new post: Hendrik Willem van Loon (1882-1944), winner of the first Newbery Award, in 1922, for The Story of Mankind. My shelves hold 8 books by van Loon: The Story of Wilbur the Hat, Man … Continue reading

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