9 9 9 loc.gov/shop | 1.888.682.3557 | M–F 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST inspired by books | 8 LOC Pearls of Wisdom Jewelry Literary pearls from recycled books form the flat beads of this ensemble. Each will vary. Handmade in USA. Necklace, 20"l. with adjustable chain. 21509223 Necklace, 20"l. $60.00 21509222 Pierced earrings, .375"dia. $25.00 I Read Dead People Tote Show off senses (sixth and humor) with this clever tote featuring images of today’s favorite authors from the past. Black. 100% cotton canvas. Made in USA. 17"l. x 15"w.; straps, 11"l. 21301029 $18.00 Literary Tea Towels Literary statements reflect how you feel about reading and life on our cotton tea towels. Choose “I read banned books” or Benjamin Franklin‘s quote, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Made in USA. Approx. 25"l. x 17.5"w. 21509245 Banned Books 21509246 Write Something Each $9.95 Good Grammar Plates and Mugs There is no excuse for poor grammar at the dining table. Our diner-style plates and mugs make fun conversation starters. Dishwasher and microwave safe. White ceramic. Mug, 10 oz. Plate, 7.5". Specify: Verb mug, Pronoun mug, They’re plate, Farther plate. 21509826 Verb mug 21509825 Pronoun mug (not shown) 21509900 They’re plate 21509901 Farther plate (not shown) Each $16.00 Banned Book Socks Subtly show your rebellion against censorship with these “before and after” socks featuring the words of notable banned books. Pair. Cotton blend. Imported. Specify: Small (Men’s 9–11/Women’s 5.5–9.5) or Large (Men’s 10–13/Women’s 8–12). 21503272 Small 21503274 Large Each $10.00 Banned Book Tie and Scarf Many once-censored books have become literary classics. Our silk twill tie and sateen-finished polyester scarf let you flaunt them proudly. The Library’s America Reads exhibition included many of these banned titles. Imported. 21304140 Scarf, 56"l. x 13.75"w. $29.95 21304038 Tie, 57"l. x 3"w. $35.00 America Voted Last year, the Library’s America Reads exhibition celebrated 65 books written by American authors that the public voted on as having a profound effect on American life. Thousands responded and narrowed the original list of 88 titles, which were selected by Library curators. Many of the books on the final list have been banned or challenged, including Call of the Wild by Jack London and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Library of Congress Exclusive Miniature Leather Book Necklace Made from vintage brown leather and unlined paper, this tiny book is worthy of recording big ideas. Each includes an 18" copper chain, and page count ranges from 60–84. Handmade in USA. The Rare Book and Special Collections Division has several miniature books, including one measuring less than 10 centimeters in height. Specify: 21509202 Small, .625" x .5" $45.00 21509201 Medium, .875" x .75" $55.00 21509207 Large, 1.25" x 1" $60.00