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Jan 15, 2020. 21 comments

America's First Children's Librarian Thought Goodnight Moon Was Crap

America's First Children's Librarian Thought Goodnight Moon Was Crap

The children’s section of the library, with its tiny tables, story hours, and kid-height shelves of books intended to appeal to still-developing brains are one of the things that America actually gets right. And we mostly owe these tranquil spaces dedicated to developing minds to the vision of one woman—Anne Carroll Moore, who created one of nation’s first children’s sections at the New York...

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