My Librarian is a Camel

My Librarian is a Camel : How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World

Do you get books from a public library in your town or even in your school library? In many remote areas of the world, there are no library buildings. In many countries, books are delivered in unusual way: by bus, boat, elephant, donkey, train, even by wheelbarrow. Why would librarians go to the trouble of packing books on the backs of elephants or driving miles to deliver books by bus? Because, as one librarian in Azerbaijan says, "Books are as important to us as air or water!" This is the intriguing photo essay, a celebration of books, readers, and libraries.

  • For ages: 9-12
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 262 x 236 x 9mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 15 Aug 2005
  • Publisher: Astra Publishing House
  • Imprint: Boyds Mills Press
  • Publication City/Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 1590780930
  • ISBN13: 9781590780930
  • Bestsellers rank: 231,646

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