Pioneers and Leaders in Library Services to Youth
A Biographical Dictionary
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This compilation of 97 biographical essays celebrates public and school library service to children and young adults through the professional lives and contributions of its pioneers and leaders. Devoted entirely to the field of youth library services, the essays represent both outstanding librarians in the field, as well as those whose work has made significant contributions supporting the work of professional youth librarians. Sketches include modern-day workers, spanning the late 19th century until 1999. Will inspire young people as it underscores the continuing importance of youth library services.
Seeking to redress the lack of representation in library history and biography, Miller has compiled more than 90 biographical essays that celebrate the contributions of the early leaders in children's library services...
This professional reading would benefit library science students.
This work is undeniably important in recognizing the contributions of youth service advocates.
[t]his is an engaging mix of library professionals....I found this book inspiring, sometimes funny and genuinely interesting. They may have all shared a job description, but these subjects are as diverse a range of people as you could ever meet.