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Frances Lander Spain

Author, Editor, Compiler

(1903 - 1999)

Frances Lander Spain

Dr. Frances Lander Spain was a children's librarian and an instructor of school library services. In 1960, she became the first children's librarian to ever hold the position of president of the American Library Association (ALA). She was named one of the library's "100 Most Important Leaders We Had in the 20th Century."


Reading Without Boundaries (1956)

A collection of essays presented to Anne Carroll Moore on the fiftieth anniversary of the New York Public Library’s Children’s section.

Author(s): James Daugherty
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Illustrator(s): Valenti Angelo

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