Library News: Loving Libraries
This week are enjoying stories about libraries and library books. How far would a librarian travel to bring a book to you? We discovered libraries delivered by camels, donkeys and elephants, by boat and bus to remote village schools. Here are the books your children will enjoy this week…
BIBLIOBURRO Jeanette Winter & WAITING FOR THE BIBLIOBURRO Monica Brown
Around the world, there are many librarians, and libraries, that travel long distances. Luis Soriano Bohorquez (teacher and librarian from La Gloria, Columbia) delivers books to children in remote villages with the help of his donkeys, Alfa and Beto. see YouTube for lots of clips about the biblioburro.
THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY Kazuno Kohara
LIBRARY MOUSE Daniel Kirk
Sam the Library mouse leaves little homemade books hiding in the shelves. But there comes a time where the children want to meet the talented author. What is Sam to do?
BIBLIOBURRO by Jeanette Winter
HOW THE LIBRARY (NOT THE PRINCE) SAVED RAPUNZEL Wendy Meddour
a really entertaining and rhyming twist on the Rapunzel tale – a feisty heroine.
WANTED! RALFY RABBIT, BOOK BURGLAR Emily MacKenzie