Nomination: Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children

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Pinborough, Jan. Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children. 2013. 40pp. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. $16.99. 978-0547471051

Fighting against the popular notion of her time that little ones should not be allowed to enjoy the pleasures of reading (especially girls), Anne Carroll Moore created the iconic Central Children’s Room at New York Public Library. Her tenacious advocacy for children’s library services inspired  generations of readers and librarians.

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