National Library Lovers Month
The Children’s Book Council team is always reading and we’re always up for sharing the interesting books some of us love to dive into. Since February is National Library Lovers Month, we are celebrating by sharing our favorite library- and librarian-themed books. Join us in celebrating National Library Lovers Month too and let us know on social media what you’re reading this February!
Leilong the Library Bus, by Julia Liu, illus. Bei Lynn (Gecko Press)
Evil Librarian, by Michelle Knudsen (Candlewick)
Dear Reader: A Love Letter to Libraries, by Tiffany Rose (Little Bee Books)
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (Penguin Random House / Viking)
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog, written and illustrated by Lisa Papp (Peachtree)
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts, by Joshua Hammer (Simon & Schuster)
A Book for Escargot, by Dashaka Slater; illus. Sydney Hanson (Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group / Farrar, Straus & Giroux BYR)
Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built, by Angela Burke Kunkel, illus. Paola Escobar (Random House Children’s Books / Schwartz & Wade)
Pura’s Cuentos: How Pura Belpré Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories, by Annette Bay Pimentel, illus. Magaly Morales (ABRAMS Books for Young Readers)
Happy National Library Lovers Month!
List compiled by the CBC staff. Check out the CBC Holiday Series on our blog.