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Author O'Neill, Alexis, 1949- author.

Title The efficient, inventive (often annoying) Melvil Dewey / Alexis O'Neill ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, [2020]
©2020
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Juvenile Biography  J 921 DEW    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Audience 600L Lexile
Note 600L Lexile
Summary "When Melvil Dewey realized every library organized their books differently, he wondered if he could invent a system all libraries could use to organize them efficiently. A rat-a-tat speaker, Melvil was a persistent (and noisy) advocate for free public libraries. And while he made enemies along the way as he pushed for changes--like his battle to establish the first library school with women as students, through it all he was EFFICIENT, INVENTIVE, and often ANNOYING as he made big changes in the world of public libraries--changes still found in the libraries of today!"--Amazon.
Subject Dewey, Melvil, 1851-1931 -- Juvenile literature.
Librarians -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Classification, Dewey decimal -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Informational works.
Picture books.
Biographies.
Added Author Fotheringham, Ed, illustrator.
ISBN 9781684371983 (hc.)
1684371988 (hc.)
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