Pioneers and Leaders in Library Services to Youth: A Biographical Dictionary

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Marilyn Lea Miller
Libraries Unlimited, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 267 pages
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This compilation of 97 biographical essays celebrates public and school library service to children and young adults through the professional lives and contributions of its pioneers and leaders. Devoted entirely to the field of youth library services, the essays represent both outstanding librarians in the field, as well as those whose work has made significant contributions supporting the work of professional youth librarians. Sketches include modern-day workers, spanning the late 19th century until 1999. Will inspire young people as it underscores the continuing importance of youth library services.

 

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Contents

AHLERS ELEANOR E 19111997
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18791974
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18841969
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19111998
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19O11998
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19071977
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187O1932
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18991978
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18641951
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LEES GLADYS L 19021986
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18981963
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19O71978
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18791967
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19131998
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19141976
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19021975
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19O81975
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19011988
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1885194O
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19211999
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18961982
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19031983
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18901972
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18931979
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18821956
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19O31970
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19O4?1986
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18811971
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EDWARDS MARGARET A 19021988
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19041990
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18801962
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19311977
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18991982
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19081993
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18891953
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FLEMING FRANCES O 19241981
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1895198O
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19061992
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19041983
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19161999
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18741956
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18821967
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19221987
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19111988
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18961989
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19061985
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18461926
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18711958
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19O31973
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19161990
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183519O3
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19281979
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19021986
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187O1960
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19151978
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19121963
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KINGSBURY MARY A 18651958
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18931980
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19051981
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18811966
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MATHIEWS FRANKLIN K 18721950
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18791963
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MERRILL JEAN A 19061985
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18711961
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18931972
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18971977
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NICHOLSEN MARGARET E 19041999
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19O31968
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19101988
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18721963
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18561916
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19171983
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18731969
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PRINTZ MICHAEL L 19371996
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18821959
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18971979
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19221992
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18911982
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18371912
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18911983
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18971989
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19051968
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SHEDLOCK MARIE L 18541935
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18711965
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SMITH LILLIAN H 18871983
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19O31999
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19161991
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19021975
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19O31971
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18751936
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1903199O
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19161984
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19O51977
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18971988
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18871985
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18961977
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19261986
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CONTRIBUTORS
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MARILYN L. MILLER is Professor Emeritus, Department of Library and Information Studies, School of Education, the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She is former president of the AASL and has received numerous awards for LIS service.

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