Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat That Touched the World
by Vickie Myron [636.8 Myr]
Remember Dewey Readmore Books? The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World? Who could forget? The dirty, nearly-frozen kitten was discovered in the drop box of the Spencer, Iowa, public library in 1988, and adopted the site as his "kingdom" for the next nineteen years. In the first book by Vicki Myron, former library director and Dewey's "Mom," the story is told of those adventuresome nineteen years, Dewey's influence on the psyche of a town suffering from an economic downslide, and his ability to help the humans who needed him most. It may be worth a second read while you wait for the next book, Dewey's Nine Lives: the legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions, to be released on October 12. Or why not try the picture book, Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library. Psssst! There will also be a picture book released in October — just in time for Christmas — Dewey's Christmas at the Library. Enjoy! -- recommended by Kay V. - Bennett Martin Public Library
[Also available in book-on-cd, and Large Print formats.]
[ official www.deweyreadmorebooks.com web site ]
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