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Illustration from The Very Hungry Caterpillar

A Very Hungry Reader

Massachusetts focuses on the food imagery in Eric Carle's illustrations.

Sketch of an American soldier, circa 1942.

After Shock

Maine holds a conference relating war trauma to classical literature in Washington, D.C.

The Gorey Details

Goreyphiles flock to Hawai'i for an exhibit of his dark-humored work.

Mark Twain, on a round-the-world trip

Mark Twain in Music

A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.

Students pose at the Rosenwald Pee Dee Colored School, South Carolina.

Schools for the South

South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.

Cover of Madman Atomic Comics No. 7, 2007

Comics and the Classical Tradition

Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.

A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.

The Mizpah Arch, Denver

Mile High Station

Denver's Union Station made the city take off.

Happy Campers, Class of ’09 at the University of Portland

Happy Camp

Happy Campers convene in Oregon.

Photograph by Wing Young Huie

Minnesota Originals

The Twin Cities host a six-mile-long art gallery.