the emmephant librarian
the emmephant librarian


"When I step into this library,
I cannot understand why I ever
step out of it."
- Marie de Sevigne -

"I have always imagined Paradise
will be some kind of library."
- Jorge Luis Borges -

(i am the circle)
and the circle is me)

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book review: amelia lost

Reading Level: Grades 3-5

Amelia Earhart was one of the most formidable female pilots of her time, spurring her decision to be the first woman to fly around the world - alone. But a few hours into her flight, Amelia’s plane lost radio contact with the ground and became lost. She was never found. Fleming’s new biography of Earhart is great for younger readers interested in both the story and the time period.

Other fascinating biographies:
The Great and Only Barnum by Candace Fleming
Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip M. Hoose

(Source: librarything.com)



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