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May 2011 | Volume 45 Number 1

Illustration by Ali Abarca
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Nota Bene

Taking the wooden chairs of WLH for its pews, Yale's Sacred Harp singing ensemble continues a centuries-old tradition begun by New Haven's own Puritans. Keep Reading

Illustration by Ali Abarca
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Roaring Success

Roaring Brook Press, a small children's book publisher founded in Brookville, Connecticut, has swept the Caldecott Medal in recent years. What does it take for old-fashioned success in an Internet-savvy, Twilight-obsessed publishing world? Keep Reading

Illustration by Ali Abarca
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American Elm, American City

Over the centuries, the Elm City's eponymous tree has weathered cankworms, beetles, and the teeth of villagers' hungry horses. Now, a local group has taken up a mission to stop the greatest threat of all: Dutch elm disease. Keep Reading

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