Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children (Hardcover)

By Jan Pinborough, Debby Atwell (Illustrator)
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Description


A picture book biography about librarian Anne Carroll Moore who, as the New Yorker said, "more or less invented the children's library."

About the Author


Jan Pinborough is the managing editor of a children's magazine called "Friend." This is her first children's book. She lives in Utah.

Debby Atwell is the acclaimed illustrator of many books, including, Barn, Pearl and River, published by Houghton Mifflin. She lives in Maine.

Praise For…


"This makes an ideal addition to women's history units."
Booklist

"A must for school and public libraries and those who love them."
Kirkus

"[An] easygoing picture-book biography."
Horn Book

"A concise, breezy chronology. Atwell's folk-art style acrylics capture a sense of history in the making, as well as the book's themes of excitement and change."
Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780547471051
ISBN-10: 054747105X
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 40
Language: English