By Barbara Wedemeyer Edmonson
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Pl. or • thog • ra • phies 1. The art or study of correct spelling according to established usage. 2. The aspect of language study concerned with letters and their sequences in words. 3. A method of representing a language or the sounds of language by written symbols; spelling. —The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition CONTENTS TITLE PAGE DEDICATION 1 | How to Change the World June 8–10, 2007 (Hanover, NH) 2 | Allies June 2007–February 2008 (Somerville, MA) 3 | First Hunt February 23–March 4, 2008 (Somerville and Boston, MA) 4 | Benjamin Joins the Party March 9, 2008 (Rockville, MD) 5 | Maladies March 11–12, 2008 (Kill Devil Hills, NC, to Myrtle Beach, SC) 6 | Beneath the Surface March 15–16, 2008 (Atlanta, GA) 7 | Fear and Retail March 17–18, 2008 (Mobile, AL, to New Orleans, LA) 8 | Davy Jones Isn’t a Biblical Figure March 20, 2008 (Lafayette, LA, to Galveston, TX) 9 | Typos Aren’t Charming March 26–27, 2008 (Santa Fe, NM, to Flagstaff, AZ) 10 | Over the Edge March 28, 2008 (Grand Canyon, AZ) 11 | Pressed April 2–10, 2008 (Los Angeles, CA, to San Francisco, CA) 12 | You Got a Friend April 12–17, 2008 (San Francisco, CA, to Vancouver, BC) 13 | Run-Time Errors April 22–25, 2008 (Cataldo, ID, to Rapid City, SD) 14 | The Epic Chapter Wherein Heroes Battle and the Scenery Flashes Past April 27–May 1, 2008 (Minneapolis, MN; Madison, WI; Chicago, IL; Bloomington, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Newport, KY) 15 | Why Hudson Can’t Read May 2–6, 2008 (Athens, OH, to Cleveland, OH) 16 | How Do You Deal?