Little Libraries, Big Heroes (Hardcover)
Clarion Books, 9780544800274, 40pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2019
List Price: 17.99*
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From an award-winning author and illustrator, the inspiring story of how the Little Free Library organization brings communities together through books, from founder Todd Bol's first installation to the creation of more than 75,000 mini-libraries around the world.
About the Author
Miranda Paul is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books for children, including One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia and Water Is Water, both Junior Library Guild selections. Miranda is a founding member of the organization We Need Diverse Books, and she believes that no one seems ordinary once you know their story. Miranda lives with her family in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
John Parra is the Pura Belpré Honor award-winning illustrator of many books for young readers, including Hey, Wall: A Story of Art and Community by Susan Verde and Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos by Monica Brown, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. He is also a designer, educator, and fine artist whose work can be seen on six new Forever Stamps titled Delicioso from the U.S. Post Office. He lives with his wife, Maria, in Queens, New York.
Praise For Little Libraries, Big Heroes…
"This book proves ordinary people can do extraordinary, life-changing things. Readers will be inspired to make their own difference in the world." —Pat Zietlow Miller, NYT bestselling author of Be Kind