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Learn the true story of Anne Carol Moore, the first children’s librarian in the United States! Told in lovingly crafted prose and Miss Rumphius-esque illustrations, this is a perfect read for both history and book lovers.MacKenzie
Children and grandchildren of former slaves made their home in Wilmington, North Carolina, and 11-year-old Moses is happy there. But when the white residents start a riot and seize power, his privileged world falls apart.Sarah
Rich, atmospheric, creepy, utterly enthralling. Just read it.Rebecca
Such a fascinating book: this contemporary Book of Hours feeds the mind and heart. Topics range from Casanova's famous late-night card match, to the love of roses in ancient Persia, to the confusing evolution of star naming. Minka Sicklinger's illustrations are a perfect companion. I loved basking in it by reading only an entry a day...