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The Resource Reading with the stars : a celebration of books and libraries, Leonard Kniffel ... [and others]

Reading with the stars : a celebration of books and libraries, Leonard Kniffel ... [and others]

Label
Reading with the stars : a celebration of books and libraries
Title
Reading with the stars
Title remainder
a celebration of books and libraries
Statement of responsibility
Leonard Kniffel ... [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Published with the American Library Association, Reading with the Stars uses the power of politicians, celebrities, and other prominent men and women to celebrate books, libraries, and reading. Fourteen of the biggest names in America offer their thoughts on why literature is important and how books have touched their lives. Television icon Oprah Winfrey discusses how library books were her "pass to personal freedom." Microsoft founder Bill Gates discusses his library computerization project. Former Vice President Al Gore addresses the "information ecosystem," including how reading contributes to an informed citizenry
Summary
Collects interviews, essays, and speeches from celebrities in the fields of literature, politics, sports, and entertainment that showcase how important the reading experience is to success and happiness
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10010739
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kniffel, Leonard
Dewey number
027
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1039.C45
LC item number
K58 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1946-
  • 1953-
  • 1947-
  • 1958-
  • 1958-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kniffel, Leonard
  • Obama, Barack
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Gates, Bill
  • Mamet, David
  • Bush, Laura Welch
  • Burns, Ken
  • Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
  • Roberts, Cokie
  • Reagan, Ron
  • Keillor, Garrison
  • Nader, Ralph
  • Curtis, Jamie Lee
  • Gore, Al
  • Winfrey, Oprah
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities
  • Libraries
  • Public opinion
  • Celebrities
  • Library users
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a celebration of books and libraries
Label
Reading with the stars : a celebration of books and libraries, Leonard Kniffel ... [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Barack Obama : bound to the world -- Julie Andrews : music to her ears -- Bill Gates : take me to your reader -- David Mamet : getting an education -- Laura Bush : first librarian -- Ken Burns : archiving America -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar : from hoops to ink -- Cokie Roberts : a sense of our future -- Ron Reagan : along party lines -- Garrison Keillor : the Internet is a swamp -- Ralph Nader : rallying readers -- Jamie Lee Curtis : a connection to learning -- Al Gore : the planet in the balance -- Oprah Winfrey : reading for life
Control code
19066742
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 158 pages
Isbn
9780838935989
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010051954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn666224052
  • (OCoLC)666224052
Label
Reading with the stars : a celebration of books and libraries, Leonard Kniffel ... [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Barack Obama : bound to the world -- Julie Andrews : music to her ears -- Bill Gates : take me to your reader -- David Mamet : getting an education -- Laura Bush : first librarian -- Ken Burns : archiving America -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar : from hoops to ink -- Cokie Roberts : a sense of our future -- Ron Reagan : along party lines -- Garrison Keillor : the Internet is a swamp -- Ralph Nader : rallying readers -- Jamie Lee Curtis : a connection to learning -- Al Gore : the planet in the balance -- Oprah Winfrey : reading for life
Control code
19066742
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 158 pages
Isbn
9780838935989
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010051954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn666224052
  • (OCoLC)666224052

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