THE ART AND ILLUSTRATION OF JOHN PARRA
Little Libraries, Big Heroes
"This book proves ordinary people can do extraordinary, life-changing things. Readers will be inspired to make their own difference in the world." -Pat Zietlow Miller, NYT bestselling author of Be Kind
From an award-winning author and illustrator, the inspiring story of how the Little Free Library organization brings communities together through books, from founder Todd Bol’s first installation to the creation of more than 80,000 mini-libraries, in all 50 states, and 90+ countries around the world.
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"[A] celebration and history of the Little Free Library movement....A book to share about book-sharing at its best."—Kirkus
"The way the text traces Bol’s big idea back to its emotional source offers a path to heroes literary and ordinary both."—Publishers Weekly
"Kids curious about the little neighborhood libraries that look a bit like oversized mailboxes or book-holding birdhouses will be interested to find out how they came to be and how a simple idea can gain traction."—Booklist
Junior Library Guild Selection