Here Lies the Librarian

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

An enjoyable read rooted in historical realities.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Family research together

background could be researched of the times, women and their place in society
age 10+

Poor 14 year old girl grows up in Indiana in 1914; auto history

One of the best coming of age stories for girls. Story is told in 1914 and has a lot of auto history in it, might appeal to boys too. LOVED this book and I am quite a voracious reader in my almost 50 years! I'm a school librarian and I recommend this book highly.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Book Details

  • Author: Richard Peck
  • Genre: Humor
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Dial Books
  • Publication date: April 30, 2006
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Last updated: July 8, 2015

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