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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Jan 03, 2021 11:31AM) (new)

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Celebrate the Century is the name of a series of postage stamps made by the United States Postal Service featuring images recalling various important events in the 20th century in the United States. Ten of these sheets were issued, with each sheet depicting events of one decade of the 20th century, from the 1900s to 1990s. Fifteen stamps were embedded into each sheet. All the sheets were printed by the Ashton-Potter USA printing company.

Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: Six months from your start date


1900s

Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T

▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act

▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island

▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.


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message 3: by Claire (last edited Jan 22, 2019 01:36PM) (new)

Claire  | 285 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: Six months from starting date
13/16

1900s
Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.
100 gelukkige dagen by Fausto Brizzi 100 gelukkige dagen Fausto Brizzi 320 p. 10 october 2018 3 stars

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
La Chanson de Roland by Unknown La Chanson de Roland Unknown 452 p. 3 october 2018 4 stars
Leader Charlemagne

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.


4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.

The House on the Strand The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier 329 p. 28 september 2018 4 stars
Black cover

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.


2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
Unhinged Unhinged (Splintered, #2) by A.G. Howard A.G. Howard 387 p. 16 october 2018 3 stars
Alyssa

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
I Thought You Were Dead I Thought You Were Dead by Pete Nelson Pete Nelson 274 p. 22 january 2019 3 stars

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald 233 p. 15 october 2018 5 stars
Set in NY



3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
Owls Well That Ends Well Owls Well That Ends Well by Donna Andrews Donna Andrews 326 p. ( editin Owls Well That Ends Well (Meg Langslow, #6) by Donna Andrews ) 14 october 2018 3 stars
Last name with vowel

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
Varanen, orang-oetans en paradijsvogels Varanen, orang-oetans en paradijsvogels by Alexander Reeuwijk Alexander Reeuwijk 285 p. 12 september 2018 3 stars

Woods important part

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
The Secret Garden The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Hodgson Burnett 260 p. 15 september 2018 4 stars

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.
Still Alice Still Alice by Lisa Genova Lisa Genova 353 p. 1 september 2018 4 stars
MC is professor

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis Masters of Atlantis Charles Portis 248 p. 29 september 2018 4 stars
Set in 1917

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.


15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.

The Mermaids Singing (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #1) by Val McDermid The Mermaids Singing Val McDermid 464 p. 21 september 2018 4 stars
House on cover

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Cruise Cruise by Suzanne Vermeer Suzanne Vermeer 280 p. 16 september 2018 3 stars
One word title


message 4: by Andrea (last edited Jan 22, 2019 07:22AM) (new)

Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments Sounds fun! I'm in for all sixteen, hopefully.
September 2018 - February 2019

Celebrate the Century: 1900s
1. Ford Model T: title begins with T or car on cover.
Toward the Sunrise (Until the Dawn, #0.5) by Elizabeth Camden by Elizabeth Camden 9/15/18

2. President Theodore Roosevelt: a leader or character wears glasses. (both)
The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert by Irma Joubert 11/27/18
"Only the teacher had gray eyes, or maybe they just looked gray through her thick glasses." p.48

3. Movie Great Train Robbery: focuses around movies or cowboy on cover.
How to Catch a Prince (Royal Wedding, #3) by Rachel Hauck by Rachel Hauck 10/18/18
A big event in the plot was a movie premier.

4. Crayola Crayons: series #8 or black cover.
Amelia Bedelia Helps Out by Peggy Parish by Peggy Parish 1/20/19
Amerlia Bedelia #8

5. St. Louis World's Fair: character goes to fair or outdoor outing or ice cream cone on cover.
A Hometown Fourth of July by June Foster by June Foster 9/12/18
4th of July parade

6. Pure Food and Drug Act: food genre or character's first name begins with a letter in LABEL.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr by Anthony Doerr (GM) 9/25/18
Character: Etienne

7. Wright Flyer: male MC who has a brother or airplane on cover.
Beyond Her Calling (The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy, #4) by Kellyn Roth by Kellyn Roth 10/21/18
MC: Jordy McAllen; brothers: Mick, Benji, Alby, Tas

8. Ashcan School: character that is an artist or set in New York City.
More Than a Promise by Ruth Logan Herne by Ruth Logan Herne 9/21/18
Character: Elle Drake; creates pottery sold worldwide

9. Ellis Island: character that is new to USA or author with first or last name that begins with a vowel.
The Lady of Tarpon Springs by Judith McCoy Miller by Judith Miller 9/7/18
Character: Nico Sevdalis; moves from Greece to USA

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks: woods are important part of the story or bearded man on cover.
An Hour Unspent (Shadows Over England, #3) by Roseanna M. White by Roseanna M. White 10/6/18
(view spoiler)

11. Teddy Bear: Children's or YA or child is given a toy.
Clifford's First Halloween by Norman Bridwell by Norman Bridwell 9/19/18

12. W.E.B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP: African American author or character who is a professor.
Life Interrupted by Priscilla Shirer by Priscilla Shirer 9/30/18

13. The Gibson Girl: woman who is equal or sometimes a teasing companion to men or set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
Butterfly Palace (Love Across the Sea #1) by Colleen Coble by Colleen Coble 10/15/18
1904

14. 1903 World Series: MC is a baseball player or set in Pennsylvania.
A Promise Forged (Buckeye Promises #3) by Cara C. Putman by Cara Putman 11/4/18
Kate Miller played shortstop for a fictional team in the All-American Girls Professional Softball/Baseball League.

15. Robie House: author that uses 3 names or house on cover.
The Painted House of Maud Lewis Conserving a Folk Art Treasure by Laurie Hamilton by Laurie Hamilton 9/27/18
Maud stands in front of her house; background: close-up of the storm door attached to house.

16. The Wright Brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio: 2 men on cover or one-word title.
Something by Ted Stetson by Ted Stetson 9/11/18


message 5: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 22, 2018 03:30PM) (new)

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Welcome Claire and Andrea!

@Andrea, there's 16 and you need all of them for the badge. No levels in this challenge!! :)


message 6: by JoAnne (last edited Oct 16, 2018 05:16AM) (new)

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Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: August 23, 2018- ?
16/16

The stamps:

1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T.
Three to Ride Sophie Oak 10/16/18

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
Cooper's Charm Lori Foster 8/31/18

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book with a cowboy on the cover.
Cowboy Up (Coming Home, #3) by Harper Sloan Cowboy Up Harper Sloan 9/13/18

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a book with a black cover.
Pennies (Dollar, #1) by Pepper Winters Pennies Pepper Winters 9/3/18

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to an outdoor outing.
Dreams of Falling Karen White 8/27/18

6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL.
Allie More, Please Kate Aster 8/25/18

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with an airplane on the cover.
Better To Rest (Liam Campbell, #4) by Dana Stabenow Better To Rest Dana Stabenow 8/31/18

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book set in New York City.
A Dangerous Game Heather Graham 8/24/18

9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book by an author with a last name that begins with a vowel.
Womanizer Katy Evans 8/29/18

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story.
Falling For You...Again Kate Curran 9/4/18

11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a book where a child is given a toy.
The Sexy One Lauren Blakely 9/10/18

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book with a character who is a professor.
The Bookshop of Yesterdays Amy Meyerson 10/8/18

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men.
Someone Like You Susan Mallery 9/15/18

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book set in Pennsylvania.
Until You Jeannie Moon 9/26/18

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names.
Iron Lake (Cork O'Connor, #1) by William Kent Krueger Iron Lake William Kent Krueger 8/31/18

16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with a one word title.
Crave Monica Murphy 8/29/18


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments Thanks, JoAnne. I saw that when I was writing out my list. Talk about a facepalm moment! :)


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44019 comments Mod
Andrea wrote: "Thanks, JoAnne. I saw that when I was writing out my list. Talk about a facepalm moment! :)"

No biggie! I do stuff like that all the time!!! In August I made 2 mistakes in challenges that I found after I posted!


message 9: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 12, 2018 07:31AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2793 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: September 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

READ: 16/16

1st row:
✔ 1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.
Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse 11/28

✔ 2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
Fortune's Pawn - Rachel Bach 9/24

✔ 3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
Fools Rush In - Janice Thompson 11/30
Fools Rush In (Weddings by Bella, #1) by Janice Thompson

✔ 4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
The Queen of the Tearling - Erika Johansen 9/2
The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1) by Erika Johansen

✔ 5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.
Cure for the Common Breakup - Beth Kendrick 10/24
Cure for the Common Breakup (Black Dog Bay, #1) by Beth Kendrick

2nd row:
✔ 6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
Sweet Revenge - Diane Mott Davidson 9/30

✔ 7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
Stygian - Sherrilyn Kenyon 10/13

✔ 8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
Midnight Blue-Light Special - Seanan McGuire 9/10

3rd row:
✔ 9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
Storm Cycle - Iris & Roy Johansen 9/24

✔ 10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
Suicide Forest - Jeremy Bates 10/13

4th row:
✔ 11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
Divergent - Veronica Roth 9/22

✔ 12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.
Playing for Keeps - R.L. Matheson 11/29

✔ 13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
Alien Proliferation - Gini Koch 9/29

✔ 14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.
Conspiracy of Ravens - Chrystal Vaughan 11/27

✔ 15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
Popped Off - Jeffrey Allen 9/21
Popped Off (Stay At Home Dad Mysteries #2) by Jeffrey Allen

Background image:
✔ 16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Unloved - Katy Regnery 9/3

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 10: by Hannah (last edited Feb 20, 2019 12:46PM) (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 299 comments I'm in!

Celebrate the Century is the name of a series of postage stamps made by the United States Postal Service featuring images recalling various important events in the 20th century in the United States. Ten of these sheets were issued, with each sheet depicting events of one decade of the 20th century, from the 1900s to 1990s. Fifteen stamps were embedded into each sheet. All the sheets were printed by the Ashton-Potter USA printing company.

Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: Six months from starting date 8/22/18-2/22/19


1900s
Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
Van Patten by B.M. Bower by B.M. Bower 1/30

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
A Rumored Fortune by Joanna Davidson Politano by Joanna Davidson Politano 8/21/18

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.
You'll Think of Me (Thunder Creek #1) by Robin Lee Hatcher by Robin Lee Hatcher 9/1/18
Characters go to a parade.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond by Jaime Jo Wright by Jaime Jo Wright 9/2/18
Character: Annalise Forsythe (A) is one of the MCs.

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Stars Above Northumberland by Anita Stansfield by Anita Stansfield 8/22/18 MC Elliot has a brother

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
The Things We Knew by Catherine West by Catherine West 8/29/18 Artist character

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
The Captive Brides Collection 9 Stories of Great Challenges Overcome through Great Love by Susan Page Davis by Susan Page Davis and eight others. Nine stories, four of which feature characters new to the US 8/23/18

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
A Lady Unrivaled (Ladies of the Manor, #3) by Roseanna M. White by Roseanna M. White 10/15/18 Heroine is a lover of the woods and several important things happen in them.

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
Builder Brothers Big Plans by Drew Scott by Drew Scott and Jonathan Scott 10/6/18

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
The Reluctant Warrior (High Sierra Sweethearts, #2) by Mary Connealy by Mary Connealy These ladies are no shrinking violets! 8/23/18

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.
Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes (Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery #1) by Karen Rose Smith by Karen Rose Smith 1/11/19 Set in PA

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
Echoes of Mercy by Kim Vogel Sawyer by Kim Vogel Sawyer 1/30/19 Author uses three names

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Louly (Chrys and Cordy, #2) by Carol Ryrie Brink by Carol Ryrie Brink 1/26/19 One word title


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments I thought you might be joining in, Hannah. Welcome!


message 12: by Shanna (last edited Nov 25, 2018 11:29AM) (new)

Shanna | 510 comments Well this one looks too interesting to pass up!

Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: 8/22/2018 - 2/22/2019
Progress: 16/16 *Challenge Complete!* 11/25/2018

The stamps:
1st row:
✔️1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Moonlight Man by Betty Ren Wright 11/3/2018

✔️2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking 9/11/2018

✔️3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
Blind Outlaw by Glen Rounds 10/16/2018

✔️4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
Condition Black (A novella) by Tom Barber 9/22/2018

✔️5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.
Then There Were Five 9/6/2018 {The characters go on a couple of picnics, and also put on a fair at their house.}

2nd row:
✔️6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
The Christmas Rat 10/9/2018 {Eric}

✔️7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Art Of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle 11/25/2018

✔️8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
The Wednesday Wars 10/23/2018

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
✔️▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
The Double Life of Pocahontas 10/5/2018

✔️10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
Dead Man's Folly 10/1/2018
{(view spoiler)}

4th row:
✔️11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
See You at Harry's 9/16/2018

✔️12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor. At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England by Walter Dean Myers 9/28/2018

✔️13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI). And Condors Danced 9/25/2018 {set in 1907-08}

✔️14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.
The Cabin Faced West 11/24/2018

✔️15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright 9/2/2018

✔️16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Windcatcher 9/14/2018


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Thanks! Of course when you said "interesting new challenge" I had to check it out. :)


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message 20: by Grace (last edited Feb 20, 2019 09:34PM) (new)

Grace | 1269 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: 8/22/2018 - 2/22/2019

READ: 14/16

1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T- Tales of Zestiria, Vol. 1-Shiramine 9/7

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader- Amazing Spider-Man/Inhuman/All-New Captain America: Inhuman Error-Jeff Loveness 8/22

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a book with a black cover- Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur Milk and Honey-Rupi Kaur 9/10

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing- Time and Time Again-Chantal Fernando 12/1

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name- The Secret Life of a Witch 2-Jessica Sorensen 8/24- Evalee

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother- The Scorpio Races-Maggie Stiefvater 9/13

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist- Splintered-A.G. Howard 9/15

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel- 300 Things I Hope-Iain S. Thomas 9/2

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book with a bearded man on the cover- Bleach, Volume 67-Tite Kubo 9/1

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a YA book- Down Among the Sticks and Bones-Seanan McGuire 8/31

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author- Tyler Johnson Was Here-Jay Coles 12/19

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book set in Pennsylvania- The Perks of Being a Wallflower-Stephen Chbosky 12/19

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names- Captain Marvel, Volume 3: Alis Volat Propriis-Kelly Sue DeConnick 9/5

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16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with a one word title- Bleach, Volume 65-Tite Kubo 8/22


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Ferenc (aeneth) | 1826 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: 8/23/2018 - 2/23/2019


Goal: 16/16

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.
Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #02) by Alexander McCall Smith Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith - 9/5/2018

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (The Tales of Dunk and Egg, #1-3) by George R.R. Martin A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin – 9/19/2018
Lord Bloodraven, Hand of the King

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
Rocky Mountain Cowboy Christmas by Sara Richardson Rocky Mountain Cowboy Christmas by Sara Richardson – 02/08/2019

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
Planet Urth (Planet Urth, #1) by Jennifer Martucci Planet Urth by Jennifer Martucci - 9/2/2018

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.
Brief Lives (The Sandman, #7) by Neil Gaiman Brief Lives by Neil Gaiman - 9/1/2018
Dream and Delirium start their journey at a fair.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
The Surgeon (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #1) by Tess Gerritsen The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen - 9/1/2018
MC: Avery

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Wake (The Sandman, #10) by Neil Gaiman The Wake by Neil Gaiman - 9/14/2018
Dream has two brothers: Destruction and Destiny.

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena – 9/16/2018

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – 11/9/2018

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
A Cross to Bear A Jack Sheridan Mystery by Vince Vogel A Cross to Bear: A Jack Sheridan Mystery by Vince Vogel - 10/21/2018
The dead bodies are found in the woods around London.

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials, #3.5) by Philip Pullman Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman - 9/3/2018
Genre: Young Adult

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.
Portuguese Irregular Verbs (Portuguese Irregular Verbs, #1) by Alexander McCall Smith Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith - 9/4/2018
Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
Circe by Madeline Miller Circe by Madeline Miller - 10/10/2018
Circe, the witch of Aiaia.

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold – 02/07/2019
Setting: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #01) by Alexander McCall Smith The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith - 8/24/2018

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16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Galatea by Madeline Miller Galatea by Madeline Miller - 9/20/2018


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Jess Penhallow | 241 comments 1900s
Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

Duration: 23/08/18 - 23/02/19

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 12/09/18

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman 23/10/18

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman 31/08/18 - Lettie Hempstock

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux 28/09/18 (Raoul)

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima 13/11/18

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw 25/10/18

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
The Sellout by Paul Beatty 06/10/18

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari - 20/08/18

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16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Dracula by Bram Stoker 20/10/18


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Welcome Banshee, Grace, Ferenc and Jess!


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Andrea wrote: "JoAnne, I'm always amazed at the unique challenges you come up with. You're a creative, I just know it!"

Thanks Andrea!


message 26: by Emeli (last edited Sep 23, 2018 08:37AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments My spot

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T
The Sister of Seven Ravens (Stories, Tales, and Legends Retold #2) by Sophie Martin
The Sister of Seven Ravens Stories, Tales, and Legends: Retold 2
Finished 29/8

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind)
Undercover Lover by Max Hudson
Has a Police captain in the story
Finished 8/9

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
Man Enough for Two (Men of Silver, #9) by Lynn Stark
MC brodi Finished 26/8
7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother
War's Mate (Honey Creek Den #1) by Taylor Rylan
Finished 9/9
8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist
Remember Me, Omega An Mpreg Romance by Lorelei M. Hart
Finished 23/9

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
Labor of Love by Alexa Riley ]
Alexa Riley finished 3/9

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
Lightning Strikes (New Olympians #1) by C.J. Vincent
Finished 2/9


4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ OR a one word title.
Flirt (Forever Wilde, #4.5) by Lucy Lennox
Flirt
Finished 16/9


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message 29: by Anne (last edited Nov 15, 2018 05:23AM) (new)

Anne | 947 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: 8/23- 11/15
Completed 16 of 16


1900s
Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
COMPLETED 09/23/2018
Starts with T


2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
Take Me with You by Libby Klein
COMPLETED 09/04/2018
Barbie was the president of all the high school clubs.


3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott
COMPLETED 10/28/2018
The Bells of Saint Mary are set at St. Anne's, Jessica's school. Jessica suffers from hero worship of Ingrid Bergman.


4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
COMPLETED 10/13/2018

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
COMPLETED 11/3/2018
Ice cream on the cover:
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch


2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
COMPLETED 08/29/2018
Protagonist is Lily Bard. L is in Label.

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne
COMPLETED 10/2/2018
George has two older brothers.

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson
COMPLETED 10/30/2018
Set in Brooklyn, which is one of the 5 NYC burroughs.

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
COMPLETED 10/10/2018
Olive Ann begins with a vowel.


10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
Take Me with You by Catherine Ryan Hyde
COMPLETED 09/03/2018
Set entirely in National Parks. The trees, mountains, and the streams and waterfalls are key to the storyline.


4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.
Rush Revere and the Presidency by Rush Limbaugh
COMPLETED 09/20/2018
Children's book


12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.
Winter Solstice by Elin Hildebrand
COMPLETED 10/21/2018
Ava's boyfriend, Potter, is a college professor.

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
Guilt by Association by Marcia Clark
COMPLETED 09/26/2018
Rachel Knight is a DA extraordinaire! All of her best colleagues are female, as well, including Bailey, the police officer, and her crime tech. Her favorite bartender is male, though. She teases her romantic interest.

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
COMPLETED 09/29/2018
Set in Pennsylvania (and plot involves ATF agent posing as a boys baseball coach.

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg
COMPLETED 10/13/2018
House on the cover Can't Wait to Get to Heaven (Elmwood Springs, #3) by Fannie Flagg


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16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
COMPLETED 11/15/2018
1 Word title


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Anne | 947 comments I love this idea!


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments Welcome, Anne!


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Welcome Anne!

There are many more of these stamp sheets so more challenges for me to write!


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments Hopefully spaced out by a few months! :)


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Andrea wrote: "Hopefully spaced out by a few months! :)"

Yes, dear! LOL ;)


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments Whew! You had me worried there for a second. Haha!


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Andrea wrote: "Whew! You had me worried there for a second. Haha!"

It's a series that can last awhile. I like to do that. And it's easier for me because I don't have to think up a new idea, just new tasks.


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments I love that you're thinking ahead and making things easier on yourself. Bravo!


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Angie | 287 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
1/9/18 – 28/2/19
0/16


The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T OR with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies OR with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother OR with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book with a character that is new to the USA OR by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR a book where a child is given a toy.

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names OR with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 805 comments So glad you're jumping in on this one, Angie!


message 41: by Karen ♐ (last edited May 05, 2019 12:38PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 957 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: August 24, 2018- April 30, 2019
16/16



The stamps:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T
- Two Roads Lili St. Germain - 9/12

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
- Noah Elizabeth Reyes - 9/11

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
- McKettrick's Luck (McKettricks, #6) by Linda Lael Miller Linda Lael Miller - 10/4

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8
- Alexei Roxie Rivera - 8/24

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing
- Buck Wild Lauren Landish - 1/31

6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name. - Lynx
- Hard to Handle Nicole Edwards - 8/30

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother
- At Your Service Lexi Blake - 8/25

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book set in New York City.
- Ritual in Death J.D. Robb - 9/10

9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
- Rocky Ride Vivian Arend - 8/26

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
- The Season Rush (Austin Arrows, #1) by Nicole Edwards Nicole Edwards - 10/23

11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a book where a child is given a toy.
- Tonka truck - Light Susan Fanetti - 12/9

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book with a character who is a professor.
- Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men
- Fire & Dark Susan Fanetti - 10/9

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book set in Pennsylvania.
- Key of Light Nora Roberts - 4/30

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.
- I Want to Hold Your Hand Marie Force - 9/7
I Want to Hold Your Hand (Green Mountain, #2) by Marie Force

16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with a one word title.
- Fight Susan Fanetti - 9/5


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 568 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s

Completed 16/16


1900s
Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

The stamps:

✔️1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T

Twin Dragon’s Destiny (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #11) by S.E. Smith Twin Dragon’s Destiny by S.E. Smith - 24/08/2018

✔️2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind)

Wolf Hills (Lords of the Were Universe, #10; Brotherhood of Blood, #5) by Bianca D'Arc Wolf Hills by Bianca D'Arc - 01/09/2018

✔️3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.

Marry Me by Sundown by Johanna Lindsey Marry Me by Sundown by Johanna Lindsey - 18/09/2018

✔️4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8

Forever Valentine (Lords of the Were Universe, #8; Brotherhood of Blood, #4.5) by Bianca D'Arc Forever Valentine by Bianca D'Arc - 29/08/2018

✔️5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair

Vampire Most Wanted (Argeneau, #20) by Lynsay Sands Vampire Most Wanted by Lynsay Sands - 08/09/2018

✔️6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name. (Leigh / Lucian)

Bite Me If You Can (Argeneau #6) by Lynsay Sands Bite Me If You Can by Lynsay Sands - 25/08/2018

✔️7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother

Born to Bite (Argeneau #13) by Lynsay Sands Born to Bite by Lynsay Sands - 01/09/2018

✔️8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist

One Lucky Vampire (Argeneau, #19) by Lynsay Sands One Lucky Vampire by Lynsay Sands - 07/09/2018

✔️9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.

Reverse Abduction (Alien Abduction, #8) by Eve Langlais Reverse Abduction by Eve Langlais - 07/09/2018

✔️10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story

Ella and the Beast (More Than Human #1) by S.E. Smith Ella and the Beast by S.E. Smith - 26/08/2018

✔️11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a YA book (Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award Nominee for Young Adults)

Room by Emma Donoghue Room by Emma Donoghue - 25/09/2018

✔️12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book with a character who is a professor (Hank)

Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts - 02/10/2018

✔️13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men

Vampire, Interrupted (Argeneau #9) by Lynsay Sands Vampire, Interrupted by Lynsay Sands - 28/08/2018

✔️14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player.

Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton Changing the Game by Jaci Burton - 11/10/2018

✔️15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book with a house on the cover. Please post the cover.

Dark Witch (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts Dark Witch by Nora Roberts - 19/10/2018

✔️16. (Background Image) The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with a one word title.

Casey (Buckhorn Brothers, #5) by Lori Foster Casey by Lori Foster - 06/09/2018


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Rina | 1084 comments Celebrate the Century: 1900s
Duration: 25.08.2018 - 24.02.2019

16/16

1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book whose title begins with a T
.
Trick or Treat, K.L. Phelps, 10.11.2018

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a character that wears glasses.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli, 25.09.2018 - MC wears glasses

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.

Always a Cowboy, Linda Lael Miller, 18.09.2019
Always a Cowboy (The Carsons of Mustang Creek, #2) by Linda Lael Miller

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.

Die Kinder, Wulf Dorn, 17.09.2018
Die Kinder by Wulf Dorn

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing.
Force of Nature, Jane Harper, 24.10.2018 - characters go hiking.

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.

The Empty Chair, Jeffery Deaver, 26.08.2018 - Lincoln Rhyme

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother.

Say Yes to the Marquess, Tessa Dare, 31.08.2018

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book set in New York City.
The Stone Monkey, Jeffery Deaver, 05.11.2018

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.

A Fallen Lady, Elizabeth Kingston, 30.08.2018

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.

Grin and Beard It, Penny Reid, 06.09.2018
Grin and Beard It (Winston Brothers, #2) by Penny Reid

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book

Bitter Demons, Sarra Cannon, 29.09.2018

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book with a character who is a professor.

A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness, 11.10.2018 - Matthew is a professor

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men

Beauty and the Mustache, Penny Reid, 23.09.2018

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book set in Pennsylvania.

Fever 1793, Laurie Halse Anderson, 29.09.2018

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names

Im Westen nichts Neues, Erich Maria Remarque, 10.09.2018

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with a one word title.

Consequences, Aleatha Romig, 05.10.2018


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Joann | 1300 comments The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
Read a book whose title begins with a T
Take Me with You - Catherine Ryan Hyde - 9/8/18

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
Mrs. Jeffries Rocks the Boat - Emily Brightwell - 9/11/18 - The Inspector wears glasses

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
Read a book with a cowboy on the cover. Please post the cover.
Longshot Into The West by Keith R. Baker - Keith R. Baker - 11/30/18

4. Crayola crayons
Read a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
Circle Of Shadows (Crowther and Westerman, #4) by Imogen Robertson - Imogen Robertson - 9/30/18

5. St. Louis World's Fair
Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing
The Vintage Guide to Love and Romance - Kirsty Greenwood - 9/17/18

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
Read a book with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name
Single Malt Murder - Melinda Mullet - 9/3/18 - Abi

7. Wright Flyer
Read a book with an airplane on the cover. Please post the cover.
Mr. Churchill's Secretary (Maggie Hope Mystery, #1) by Susan Elia MacNeal - Susan Elia MacNeal - 12/16/18

8. Ashcan School
Read a book with a character that is an artist
The Nature of the Beast - Louise Penny - 9/5/18 - Clara Morrow

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
Read a book by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
The Lanvin Murders - Angela Sanders- 9/14/18

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
Read a book with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Giver by Lois Lowry - Lois Lowry - 11/6/18

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
Read a Children's or YA book
Tales of the Peculiar - Ransom Riggs - 9/10/18

12. Read a book with a character who is a professor.
A Great Reckoning - Louise Penny - 10/27/18

13. The Gibson Girl
Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men
Glass Houses - Louise Penny - 11/2/18 - Isabelle LaCoste

14. 1903 World Series
Read a book where the MC is a baseball player
A Brilliant Death - Robin Yocum - 11/15/18 - high school team

15. Read a book by an author that uses 3 names
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards - Lilian Jackson Braun - 10/20/18

Background image:
16. Read a book with a one word title.
Deceptive - Sara Rosette - 9/24/18


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Allison (allison302) Celebrate the Century: 1900s
August 29, 2018 - February 28, 2019
Completed: 16/16


1900s
Title: Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
Date of issue: 3 February 1998.
Denomination: 32¢
No of stamps in sheet: 15

The stamps:
1st row:
1. Ford Model T
▶️ Read a book with a car on the cover. Please post the cover.
Demise in Denim (Consignment Shop Mystery #4) by Duffy Brown Demise in Denim by Duffy Brown read 9/17/2018

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind)
Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win by Jo Piazza (MC is a politician)- read 10/26/2018

3. Movie Great Train Robbery
▶️ Read a book that focuses around the movies.
Take Two by Karen Kingsbury- read 10/22/2018
Main characters are film makers and actors/actresses

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a book with a black cover. Please post the cover.
The Best Yes Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands by Lysa TerKeurst The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands by Lysa TerKeurst- read 10/24/2018

5. St. Louis World's Fair
▶️ Read a book where a character goes to a fair or outdoor outing
Together with You by Victoria Bylin Family goes to a baseball game and goes camping.- read 12/4/2018

2nd row:
6. Pure Food and Drug Act
▶️ Read a book from the Food genre OR with a character whose first name begins with a letter in LABEL. Tell us their name.
Ghosted by Rosie Walsh- character named Eddie- read 9/26/2018

7. Wright Flyer
▶️ Read a book with a male MC who has a brother.
Beyond Tuesday Morning by Karen Kingsbury (Eric has a brother)- read 10/10/2018

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book set in New York City.
One Tuesday Morning by Karen Kingsbury- read 9/29/2018

3rd row:
9. Ellis Island
▶️ Read a book by an author with a first or last name that begins with a vowel.
This is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel- read 10/15/2018

10. John Muir - Father of the National Parks
▶️ Read a book where the woods are an important part of the story OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
True Places by Sonja Yoerg- 1/13/2019
Woods play an important part in the story

4th row:
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book
In Search Of Us by Ava Dellaira (YA Book)- read 11/20/2018

12. W. E. B. Du Bois - co-founder of the NAACP
▶️ Read a book by an African American author OR with a character who is a professor.
Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand- read 1/25/2019
Ava's boyfriend is a professor

13. The Gibson Girl
▶️ Read a book with a woman who is equal and sometimes a teasing companion to men OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the Californian by David Dyer (set in 1912)- 1/23/2019

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book set in Pennsylvania.
As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner- read 10/4/2018

15. Robie House
▶️ Read a book by an author that uses 3 names.
The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore- read 10/4/2018

Background image:
16. The Wright brothers stand beside their Flyer II, near Dayton, Ohio.
▶️ Read a book with 2 men on the cover OR a one word title.
Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern- read 12/18/2018
One word title


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