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Continued: Library tranquillity lost to technology

  • Article by: PETER MANDEL
  • Last update: March 10, 2013 - 10:09 PM

Crunching her candy, clearing her throat, Bluie would pipe up. She would slap and smack the desk.

She would insist — insist, I tell you — that it was time to ‘shush.’


Peter Mandel, of Providence, R.I., is an author of books for children, including the new “Jackhammer Sam” (Macmillan) and “Zoo Ah-Choooo” (Holiday House).

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