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Mi bibliotecaria es un camello (My Librarian…

Mi bibliotecaria es un camello (My Librarian is a Camel): Cómo llegan los… (edition 2015)

by Margriet Ruurs (Author)

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Describes unusual mobile libraries found around the world.
Title:Mi bibliotecaria es un camello (My Librarian is a Camel): Cómo llegan los libros a los niños en todo el mundo
Authors:Margriet Ruurs (Author)
Info:Boyds Mills Press (2015), Edition: Illustrated, 32 pages
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My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World by Margriet Ruurs


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  OakGrove-KFA | Mar 28, 2020 |
This book talks about Literacy around the world, and discusses how children in these countries recieve books. This would be good for discussing other countries and when discussing how lucky we are to be able to read. ( )
  Mek023 | Feb 17, 2019 |
This book teaches its readers how books are brought to children in thirteen different countries. Kids in remote parts of town cannot wait for new books to be delivered. In Australia, those books are sometimes brought in mobile libraries. In Canada, kids order their books through the mail. England has a wheelbarrow right on the beach. This book tells of many more unusual modes of transport, including delivery by elephant! Side bars with small maps and facts about each country accompany each section.

The illustrations in this book are full-color photographs sent to the author from librarians all over the world. There is a world map in the introduction that highlights the countries that are discussed in the book.

From Australia to Zimbabwe, books are brought to children in very unique and creative ways. As one librarian in Azerbaijan explained, they are “as important as air or water.” ( )
  Msnem | Apr 10, 2016 |
This terrific book not only tells about varied library experiences, it exposes students to cultures from around the globe.
Curricular Connections:
*Map out where these types of libraries exist
*Compare/Contrast cultures
  JulieBFEL | Feb 10, 2016 |
This book is a nice introduction to how libraries work in remote, rural, and poor areas of the world. It helps the reader to understand how children around the world can find shared interests in reading and enjoying books.

Curricular connections: nice for a unit on children and communities around the world. An introduction to how libraries work outside a "traditional" library building. Sections could be read aloud to a class that is learning about libraries. ( )
  linnea_simon | Jan 29, 2016 |
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A photo essay of librarians bring books to children from around the world, including books on the backs of elephants, and even on camels.
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