An enduring myth of the twentieth century is that the United States rapidly became a superpower in the years after World War II, when the British Empire--the greatest in history--was too wounded to maintain a global presence. In fact, Derek Leebaert argues in Grand Improvisation, the idea that a traditionally insular United States suddenly transformed itself into the leader of the free world is illusory, as is the notion that the British colossus was compelled to retreat.
Jennifer Kwan presents and signs Do Your Part with a Big Heart
A story about taking initiative. It comes down to doing your part with a big heart. Oxy the Octopus struggles with adjusting to his new surroundings after he and his family have to move to a different part of the seas. Things don't look good, but then Oxy meets Sam the Starfish who becomes his new best friend.
We are very excited to announce author Naomi Hirahara as our next honoree to immortalize her handprints and signature in the Vroman’s Author Walk of Fame! We are so thrilled to honor Naomi with this dedication and to celebrate all of her wonderful work.