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The man who loved libraries : the story of Andrew Carnegie

Larsen, Andrew 1960- (author.). Maurey, Katty (illustrator.).

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Summary:

When he was a child in the 1840s, Andrew Carnegie and his family immigrated to America in search of a new beginning. His working-class Scottish family arrived at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Carnegie worked hard, in factories and telegraphy. He invested in railroads, eventually becoming the richest man in the world during his time. Carnegie believed strongly in sharing his wealth, and one of the ways he did this was by funding the construction of over 2,500 public libraries around the world. His philanthropy completely revolutionized public libraries, which weren't widespread at the time. Told in simple, lyrical text, the story unfolds against striking, stylized illustrations that transport readers to the bustle and boom of the Industrial Revolution. An informational spread explains more about Carnegie's life and work.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library X 921 L329 (Text) 37801000585933 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/29/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1771472677
  • ISBN: 9781771472678
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unnumbered pages) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books Inc., [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: When he was a child in the 1840s, Andrew Carnegie and his family immigrated to America in search of a new beginning. His working-class Scottish family arrived at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Carnegie worked hard, in factories and telegraphy. He invested in railroads, eventually becoming the richest man in the world during his time. Carnegie believed strongly in sharing his wealth, and one of the ways he did this was by funding the construction of over 2,500 public libraries around the world. His philanthropy completely revolutionized public libraries, which weren't widespread at the time. Told in simple, lyrical text, the story unfolds against striking, stylized illustrations that transport readers to the bustle and boom of the Industrial Revolution. An informational spread explains more about Carnegie's life and work.
Subject: Carnegie libraries
Philanthropists
Industrialists
Carnegie libraries Juvenile literature
Philanthropists United States Biography Biography
Industrialists United States Biography Biography
Carnegie, Andrew 1835-1919
Carnegie, Andrew 1835-1919 Juvenile literature
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