If you sent a message to Houghton Mifflin in the hopes that a book soon
would be sent to Children's Hospital, you may want to check out this page on
the HMCo site--

NOTE:  Please do not send any new e-mails to Houghton; the campaign is done.

Best Holiday Wishes,


 Denise B. Wydra
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 ". . . 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"