Library Girl: How Nancy Pearl Became America's Most Celebrated Librarian

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Little Bigfoot
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8.58 X 11.05 X 0.34 inches | 0.86 pounds

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About the Author
KAREN HENRY CLARK, as a toddler, wrote a story with a crayon on the living room wall. Recognizing her passion, her father supplied paper, and her mother took her to the public library every week. Her writing ambition was sealed. Her writing for adults continues on her blog, Margin Notes, where she examines ordinary moments that reveal simple truth and stunning magic at

SHERYL MURRAY grew up near Chicago in a rambunctious family of eight kids. Storytelling was an everyday thing at her house: whether it was a family backyard theatrical production, making up bedtime stories for her younger brothers or convincing her mom that she couldn't possibly have been the one who drew on the baby. She was also the family artist, drawing on everything and everyone. Sheryl now focuses her love for drawing and visual storytelling on picture books. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
"The luminous, pastel-like artwork of this heartwarming biography brings both young Nancy and her vivid imagination to life."--Booklist

"Taking solace in books, a bullied child finds her confidence (and future career) at the public library."--Kirkus Reviews

The illustrations are in dreamy, soft pastel colors, with scenes emerging from books or her imagination in translucent blues and white. A good addition to biography collections."--School Library Journal

The book is full of wonderful details and real people"--Real Change Newspaper