Sorry for cross postings--

Houghton Mifflin Publishing Corp. will donate one book to a children's
hospital for every 25 e-mails they receive.

Please take a minute to send an email and to forward this information to
your other e-mail friends.  Last year HM received 23,000 emails; so far this
year, they have only received 3,400.

The e-mail message can just be "hello, thank you for your donation of books"

Email them at:

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Thank you!

 Denise B. Wydra
 Bedford Books
 75 Arlington Street
 Boston, MA  02116
 e-mail:  [log in to unmask]
 phone:   617-426-7440

 ". . . he knew that there would be one lucid moment when he
 knew what teaching was, and children were, and language did,
 and that this knowledge would disappear in a welter of study
 and definition and complexity. It has happened exactly so,
 and the complexities are real and substantial."
                                --A. S. Byatt, "Babel Tower"