Tuesday, March 23, 2010

African Library Project

An inspirational article about a librarian's collection in aid of the African Library Project reminded me of a fascinating book by Margriet Ruurs. I had the pleasure of meeting Margriet at two school librarians' conferences this year, one in Charlotte, NC and one in Tacoma, WA, where she talked about her world travels and years of research that culminated in this delightful volume:

Throughout the world children love to read, but you may be surprised at how many creative and interesting ways they gain access to books! After learning about mobile libraries around the world, make sure to check out Margriet's wonderful book about unusual schools around the world:

Happy armchair travels!

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