Monday, April 28, 2014

A Passion for Books: 35 Children's Books about Reading, Libraries, and Librarians

    from Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books.
  1. Abouraya, Karen Leggett. (2012). Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books. Illustrated by  Susan L. Roth. New York: Dial.
  2. Asim, Jabari. (2012). Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
  3. Bradby, Marie. (1995). More Than Anything Else. Illustrated by Chris K Soentpiet. New York: Orchard Books.
  4. Bunting Eve. (1989). The Wednesday SurpriseIllustrated by Donald Carrick. New York: HMH Books.
  5. Brown, Monica. (2011). Waiting for BiblioburroIllustrated by John Parra. Berkeley, CA: Tricycle Press.
  6. Ferris, Jeri Chase. (2012). Noah Webster and His Words. Illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch. New York: HMH Books.
  7. González, Lucía. (2008). The Storyteller's Candle/La verlita de los cuentos. Illustrated by Lulu Delacre. New York: Lee & Low Books.
  8. Grimes, Nikki. (2013). Words with Wings.Honesdale, PA: Wordsong.
  9. Henson, Heather. (2008). That Book WomanIllustrated by David Small. New York: Atheneum.
  10. Hest, Amy. (2007).  Mr. George BakerIllustrated by John J. Muth. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
  11. Hopkins, Lee Bennett. (2011). I am the Book. Illustrated by Yayo. New York: Holiday House.
  12. Houston, Gloria. (2011). Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile. Illustrated by Susan Condie Lamb. New York: HarperCollins.
  13. Jeffers, Oliver. (2007). The Incredible Book Eating Boy. New York: HarperCollins.
  14. Joyce, William. (2012). The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. Illustrated by William Joyce & Joe Bluhm. New york: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
  15. King, M.G. (2010). Librarian on the Roof: A True Story. Illustrated by Stephen Gilpin. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Co.
  16. Lewis, J. Patrick. (2005). Please Bury Me in the Library Illustrated by Kyle M. Stone. New York: HMH Books.
  17. Millen, C.M. (2010). The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane Illustrated by Andrea Wisnerski. Watertown, MAL Charlesbridge.
  18. Miller, William. (1997). Richard Wright and the Library Card. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.New York: Lee & Low Books.
  19. Mora, Pat. (2000). Tomás and the Library Lady. Illustrated by Raul Colón. New York: Dragonfly.
  20. Olson, Kay Melchisedech. (2006). Johann Gutenberg and the Printing Press. Illustrated by Tod G. Smith. Graphic Library.
  21. Pinborough, Jan. (2013). Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children.Illustrated by Debby Atwell. New York: HMH Books.
  22. Polacco, Patricia. (2012). Thank You, Mr. Falker. New York: Philomel.
  23. Polacco, Patricia. (1996).  Aunt Chip an the Great Tipple Creek Dam Affair. New York: Philomel.
  24. Robertson, Bruce. (1999). Marguerite Makes a BookIllustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Trust Publications.
  25. Rosenstock, Barb. (2013). Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library. Illustrated by John O'Brien. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek.
  26. Rumford, James. (2012). From the Good Mountain: How Gutenberg Changed the World.  New York: Flash Point.
  27. Ruurs, Margriet. (2005). My Librarian is a Camel: How Books are Brought to Children Around the World. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press.
  28. Salas, Laura Purdie. (2011). BookSpeak! Poems about Books. Illustrated by Jossee Bisaillon. New York: Clarion.
  29. Schotter, Roni. (2006). The Boy Who Loved WordsIllustrated by Giselle Potter. New York: Schwartz & Wade.
  30. Stewart, Sarah. (2008). The LibraryIllustrated by David Small. New York: Square Fish.
  31. Vaughn, Marcia K. (2003). Up the Learning TreeIllustrated by Derek Blanks. New York: Lee & Low Books.
  32. Walter, Mildred Pitts.  (2005). Alec's PrimerIllustrated by Larry Johnson. Middlebury, VT: Vermont Folklife Center.
  33. Winter, Jeanette. (2010). Biblioburro: A True Story from ColombiaNew York: Beach Lane Books.
  34. Winter, Jeanette. (2005). The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from IraqNew York: HMH Books.
  35. Winters, Kay. (2006). Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved BooksIllustrated by Nancy Carpenter. New York: Aladdin.

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