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Once upon a time, American children couldn’t borrow library books. Luckily, the indomitable Miss Moore thought otherwise! Children and library lovers of all ages will enjoy the true story of how trail-blazing librarian Anne Carroll Moore created the first children’s room at the New York Public Librarya bright, warm room filled with artwork, window seats, and, most important of all, borrowing privileges to the world’s best children’s books in many different languages.


How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children

Written by
Jan Pinborough
Illustrated by
Debby Atwell

Published by
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children