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~Kenko Yoshida


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Art in the Pages Releases

My local library system ran a contest for artists and placed book statues at each library and other key locations. I decided it would be fun to release themed books at each Art in the Pages statue.

Books Released: 29
Books Caught: 1

Release 1. Site #25- George Mason University
Statue: Path to Glory
Book: Basketball (or Something Like It)

Release 2. Site #12- Kingstowne Library
Statue: Organic Machine
Book: Physics Quick Review

Release 3. Site #11- Kings Park Library
Statue: Volunteers in the Library
Book: A Morbid Taste for Bones

Release 4. Site #16- Patrick Henry Library
Statue: First Lines in Literature
Book: 1984

Release 5. Site #22- Tysons Regional Library
Statue: Flourishing Fables
Book: The Age of Fable

No Release. Site #6- Dolley Madison Library
No statue! Will return later.

Release 6. Site #24- Clemyjontri Park
Statue: Childhood Favorites- temporary loan from Dolley Madison
Book: Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree

Release 7. Site #2- Burke Centre Library
Statue: Look Inside & Find Great Things
Book: The Tao of Pooh CAUGHT!

Release 8. Site #6- Dolley Madison Library
Statue: Childhood Favorites
Book: Madeline's Rescue

No Release. Site #24- Clemyjontri Park
No statue! Will return later.

Release 9. Site #21- Thomas Jefferson Library
Statue: Jefferson's Works
Book: Thomas Jefferson

Release 10. Site #7- George Mason Regional Library
Statue: Washington at Night
Book: Exclusively Washington Trivia

No Release. Site #5- City of Fairfax Regional Library
Wrong statue found! Will return later.
No Release. Site #23- Woodrow Wilson Library
No statue found! Will return later.

Release 11. Site #19- Richard Byrd Library
Statue: Fairfax Frogs
Book: Mirror Me!

Release 12. Site #3- Centreville Regional Library
Statue: Equis
Book: Living with Horsepower

Release 13. Site #4 Chantilly Regional Library
Statue: All Fairfax Reads
Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Release 14. Site #9- Herndon Fortnightly Library
Statue: To Read is to Learn
Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins

Release 15. Site #18- Reston Regional Library
Statue: The Book of Love
Book: Arthur's Valentine

Release 16. Site #27- Worldgate Centre
Statue: Students are the Heart of Hutchison
Book: Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10

Release 17. Site #8- Great Falls Library
Statue: Elkins - Population 6
Book: Train

Release 18. Site #28- Pohick Regional Library
Statue: Painting the Dogwoods Red- temporary loan
Book: Alice in Wonderland

Release 19. Site #14- Martha Washington Library
Statue: Mapping the Future
Book: Timeline

Release 20. Site #20- Sherwood Regional Library
Statue: The Fabric of Fairfax County
Book: Twelve Golden Threads: Lessons for Successful Living from Grandma's Quilt

No Release. Site #26- South County Secondary School
No statue found! Will return later.

Release 21. Site #13- Lorton Library
Statue: Find Yourself in a Good Book
Book: How to Write Your Autobiography

Release 22. Site #24- Clemyjontri Park-2nd Visit
Statue: Childhood Favorites
Books: The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin
& The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

Release 23. Site #5- City of Fairfax Regional Library
Statue: Sights Along the W&OD Trail
Book: The Berenstain Bears Blaze a Trail

Release 24. Site #15- Oakton Library
Statue: Oakton Roots
Book: Trees & Leaves

Release 25. Site #13- Woodrow Wilson Library
Statue: Crossroads Elephants
Book: Babar's Little Circus Star

Release 26. Unnumbered Site- Workhouse
Statue: Visit Fairfax
Book: A Bear-y Good Neighbor

No Release. Site #26- South County Secondary School
No statue found! Will return later.

Release 27. Unnumbered Site- Hopkins House, McNeil Preschool Academy
Statue: Tumaini
Book: Butterfly (Watch Me Grow)

Release 28. Site #10- John Marshall Library
Statue: In a Wall at Gunston Hall
Book: A Clean House for Mole and Mouse