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Reading Materials for “Freedom of the Press” series

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The scholars and professors leading this series may assign sections of the Revisiting the Founding Era Reader before their discussions.


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Reference Librarian Patrice’s Pick

Lillian Boxfish takes a walk : a novel / Kathleen Rooney (2017 fiction, F Rooney)

Embarking on a walk across Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in 1984, eighty-five-year-old Lillian Boxfish recalls her long and eventful life, which included a brief reign as the highest-paid advertising woman in America, whose career was cut short by marriage and loss.


Reference Librarian Sara’s Pick

No summit out of sight : the true story of the youngest person to climb the seven summits / Jordan Romero with Linda LeBlanc  (2014 teen biography, Teen 92 Romero)

Presents the story of Jordan Romero, who at the age of thirteen became the youngest person ever to reach the peak of Mount Everest and by the age of fifteen had reached the summits of the world’s seven highest mountains.