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Library of Congress Center for the Book

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Works: 257 works in 461 publications in 1 language and 15,646 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Quotations  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction 
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Classifications: Z1003.2, 028.90973
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Library : the drama within by Diane Asséo Griliches( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of black-and-white photographs of libraries and the people who use them, taken in locations around the world, with an essay in praise of libraries by Daniel Boorstin, former Librarian of Congress
The history of books : a guide to selected resources in the Library of Congress by Alice D Schreyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting the books out : papers of the Chicago Conference on the Book in 19th-century America by Chicago Conference on the Book in 19th-century America( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books in our future : perspectives and proposals by Library of Congress( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literacy in historical perspective( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight papers commissioned for a conference held at the Library of Congress in July 1980, which was sponsored by the Center for the Book and the National Institute of Education
Full circle : ninety years of service in the Main Reading Room by Josephus Nelson( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotes by Otto Bettmann( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the writings of the great, the near-great, and the would-be-great, a delicious selection of quotes and anecdotes on that most dangerous of afflictions--the passion for books and reading
The book : a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Authors' League of America, presented at the Library of Congress October 17, 1979 by Barbara W Tuchman( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lecture focusing on the history of the book, including its origins on clay tablets to the present day, popular authors and books from different historical periods, and the public's changing tastes
Books in our future : a report from the Librarian of Congress to the Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of a study conducted under the auspices of the Center for the Book
Books change lives : 1993-1994 reading promotion campaign( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gresham's law, knowledge or information? : Remarks at the White House Conference on Library and Information Services, Washington, November 19, 1979 by Daniel J Boorstin( )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television, the book, and the classroom : proceedings of a seminar by Library of Congress( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Exquisite Corpse Adventure by National Children's Book & Literacy Alliance (COR)( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Joe and Nancy were raised in a circus but on their eleventh birthday they learn their parents are still alive and need their help, so they set out on an quest filled with many extraordinary beings and adventures. Consists of twenty-seven episodes by nineteen authors and pictures by five illustrators
On the history of libraries and scholarship : a paper presented before the Library History Round Table of the American Library Association, June 26, 1979 by I. R Willison( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading and successful living : the family-school partnership by Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The items in this book were drawn from a symposium intended to (1) recommend priorities in national educational policy relating to reading; (2) focus attention on the essential role of an active two-way, family-school partnership in encouraging reading as a lifetime habit; and (3) help various organizations concerned with literacy and reading shape their goals and programs. In the book's forward, Mrs. George Bush discusses her role in promoting literacy and literacy education. This is followed by remarks made by Robert Andringa, Executive Director of the Education Commission of the States, concerning the state of public education in a changing world. The major portion of the book consists of backgroud papers presented at the symposium, along with responses and discussions. These materials, prepared by invited experts, represent the school administrator's, reading teacher's, parent/citizen's, and library media specialist's perspectives on literacy and reading. The remainder of the book contains recommendations and principles evolved by symposium participants. A bibliography of suggested readings is appended. (Fl)
Journeys : young readers' letters to authors who changed their lives( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of letters from young readers to favorite authors about how their books made a significant impact on them describes the feelings of connection, inspiration, and clarity that can be found through reading
The mask beneath the face : reading about and with writing about and for children by E. L Konigsburg( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read.gov( )

in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In celebration, the National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Library : the drama within
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Alternative Names
Center for Books.

Center for Books in the Library of Congress.

Center for the Book.

Center for the Book (É.-U.)

Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

Center for the Book (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress

Library of Congress. Center for Books

Library of Congress Center for the Book

Library of Congress Etats-Unis Center for the book

Library of Congress Washington, DC Center for the Book

Spojené státy americké Center for the Book

United States Center for the Book

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