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Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library

$ 16.95

Thomas Jefferson loved books, reading, and libraries. He started accumulating books as a young man. This lyrical picture-book biography tells the story of how Jefferson's vast book collections helped to create the world's largest library, the Library of Congress. It is filled with excerpts from primary documents, including Jefferson's thoughts on books, reading, and learning. Written by Barb Rosenstock with illustrations by John O' Brien.  Hardcover; 32 Pages.

The Library of Congress’ Young Readers Center is a resource for children, teens, and their families that encourages reading and participation in activities centered on the Library’s programs and collections.