Please, Louise

Please, Louise

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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A library card unlocks a new life for a young girl in this picture book about the power of imagination, from the Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.

On one gray afternoon, Louise makes a fateful trip to the library. With the help of a new library card and through the transformative power of books, what started out as a dull day turns into one of surprises, ideas, and fun, fun, fun!

Inspired by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison's experience working in a library as a young girl, this engaging picture book celebrates the wonders of reading, the enchanting capacity of the imagination, and, of course, the splendor of libraries.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781416983385
Branch Call Number: JP Morri
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Morrison, Slade
Strickland, Shadra


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Like Maya Angelou's book above, but written by the luminous Toni Morrison, this book deals with facing your fears -- with the help of the library.

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Dec 18, 2017

I love that Toni Morrison is writing children's books! And this one almost exactly captures what it was like to go to the library as a child... and even now, as an adult!

"Here is the shelter from any storm.
In this place you are never alone.
These books are loyal friends, helping you explore,
dream, discover, think, learn, and know much, much more."

The illustrations are beautiful. If you love libraries, read this book!

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