Frances Lander Spain
(1903 - 1999)
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."
The Contents of the Basket (1960)
A collection of essays on childrens books and reading by authors and librarians.