Wednesday, August 22, 2018

TLC Celebrate the Century: 1900s

The Lost Challenges discussion on goodreads


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


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.
Three to Ride Sophie Oak 10/16/18

2. President Theodore Roosevelt
▶️ Read a book with a leader (of any kind) OR with a character that wears glasses.
Cooper's Charm Lori Foster 8/31/18

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

4. Crayola crayons
▶️ Read a Series #8 OR a book with a black cover. Please post the 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 a fair or outdoor outing OR with an ice cream cone on the cover. Please post the cover.
Dreams of Falling Karen White 8/27/18

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.
Allie More, Please Kate Aster 8/25/18

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.
Better To Rest (Liam Campbell, #4) by Dana Stabenow Better To Rest Dana Stabenow 8/31/18

8. Ashcan School
▶️ Read a book with a character that is an artist OR set in New York City.
A Dangerous Game Heather Graham 8/24/18

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.
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 OR with a bearded man on the cover. Please post the cover.
Falling For You...Again Kate Curran 9/4/18

4th row: 
11. Teddy bear
▶️ Read a Children's or YA book OR 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 by an African American author OR 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 OR set in the early 1900s (before WWI).
Someone Like You Susan Mallery 9/15/18

14. 1903 World Series
▶️ Read a book where the MC is a baseball player OR set in Pennsylvania.
Until You Jeannie Moon 9/26/18

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

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.
Crave Monica Murphy 8/29/18

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