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Librarian on the Roof! A True Story

Author: M. G.  King
Publisher: Albert Whitman
Subject/Category: K-3
Year Reviewed:: 2011
ISBN: 9780807545126
Review: A flamboyant new librarian arrives at the oldest public library in Texas and is dismayed that it is underused and lacks a space just for children. Based on the true story of RoseAleta Laurell, this book chronicles her fund-raising plan: she vows to camp out on the library roof until $20,000 is raised for a new children's section. Illustrations by Kansan Stephen Gilpin are lively and fun.

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