Pass the Book by the Numbers – May 13, 2011
We have some things to celebrate at Pass the Book this week. Since Pass the Book began in October 2009, books have been registered and passed more than 500 times! Book 1169, registered in Laurel, MD on May 9 was the 500th book registered.
Seven copies of Pay the Piper have been passed since we last checked in on April 22nd, and one book has been registered for the fifth time.
|1048||Ellicott City, MD, USA||2011-04-27 16:19:23|
|969||Silver Spring, MD, USA||2011-05-04 22:00:29|
|810||Bradford, IL 61421, USA||2011-05-07 01:42:22|
|1176||Laurel, MD 20723, USA||2011-05-09 02:02:13|
|1169||Laurel, MD 20723, USA||2011-05-09 02:04:16|
|1081||Ellicott City, MD, USA||2011-05-09 23:37:51|
|1158||Houston, TX 77054, USA||2011-05-10 22:57:48|
Three books were registered for the first time, and four familiar copies re-appeared. Book 810 was registered in Illinois for a third time. Book 969 moved from College Park, MD to Silver Spring, and book 1081 was re-registered in Ellicott City. Book 1158 was re-registered too.
Book 1158 became our first book registered in Texas, when it found a home in Houston after being passed for the fifth time, 1200 miles from Henderson, Nevada. Book 1158 has now had five different owners and traveled 3500 miles, and Texas becomes the tenth state to host a copy of Pay the Piper. Copies of Pay the Piper have been registered in Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Virginia.
|-||Secret Hour||Pay the Piper||Total|
|Number of Passes||339||163||502|
|Passed Three Times||17||4||21|
|Passed Four Times||4||1 – Book 1073||6|
|Passed Five Times||1 – Book 446||1 – Book 1158||-|
|Passed Six Times||1 – Book 562||-||-|
Keep reading, registering and passing the book! We’re watching to see where these books pop up next!