Synopses & Reviews
Illustrated by René e Graef
Libraries, like books and kids, come in all shapes and sizes and are as individual as every story and freckled face. Readers will learn about Kenya's Camel Library Service, Zimbabwe's Donkey Libraries, and Northern Europe's Book Boats.
There is so much to discover and celebrate about the history and inner workings of our community libraries -- How do libraries keep track of all the volumes? Where was the first library and who was its first librarian? How many miles of books are housed in the Library of Congress? And what is the scriptoria?
Author, Anita Prieto was born in New Orleans and now lives in Metairie, Louisiana. She spent 33 years as a classroom teacher, school principal, and area superintendent. Anita is the author of "P is for Pelican: A Louisiana Alphabet."
René e Graef's illustrations are easily recognized from the Kirsten books in the "American Girl"collection, as well as the "My First Little House" series. René e is also the illustrator of "B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet." She lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.