Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children by Jan PinboroughMiss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children by Jan Pinborough

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

byJan PinboroughIllustratorDebby Atwell

Hardcover | March 5, 2013

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Once upon a time, American children couldn't borrow library books. Reading wasn't all that important for children, many thought. Luckily Miss Anne Carroll Moore thought otherwise! This is the true story of how Miss Moore created the first children's room at the New York Public Library, a bright, warm room filled with artwork, window seats, and most important of all, borrowing privledges to the world's best children's books in many different languages.
Jan Pinborough is the managing editor of a children's magazine called Friend . This is her first children's book. She lives in Utah. Visit www.janpinborough.com and www.missmoorethoughtotherwise.com. Debby Atwell is the acclaimed illustrator of many books, including Barn, Pearl and River. She lives in Maine, close t...
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Title:Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for ChildrenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10.5 × 8 × 0.35 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054747105X

ISBN - 13:9780547471051

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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 "Atwell's cheery, doll-like figures and joyful colors are a good match for the woman who insisted that children's library space should be vibrant and stimulating." - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "