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The man who loved libraries : the story of Andrew Carnegie / story by Andrew Larsen ; pictures by Katty Maurey.

Larsen, Andrew, 1960- (author.). Maurey, Katty, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler j338.7 LAR (Text) 34044000924413 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola JB CARNEGIE (Text) 33118000181047 Children: Biography Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville JB CARNEGIE (Text) 78321000026520 Juvenile Biography Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville JB Car (Text) 32604000223343 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL E BIO CAR (Text) 38217000583878 Easy Biographies Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J BIO CARNEGIE (Text) 32826014104905 J New Books Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch JB.c Carnegie, Andrew (Text) 78294000262179 J Biography Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library jB CA (Text) 30477101108995 Children: New Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Shipshewana Branch jB CA (Text) 30477101108987 Children: New Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library JB CAR (Text) 78551000376586 Juvenile Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771472678
  • ISBN: 1771472677
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books Inc., 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: "When he was a child in the 1840s, Andrew Carnegie and his family immigrated to America in search of a new beginning. His working-class Scottish family arrived at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Carnegie worked hard, in factories and telegraphy. He invested in railroads, eventually becoming the richest man in the world during his time. Carnegie believed strongly in sharing his wealth, and one of the ways he did this was by funding the construction of over 2,500 public libraries around the world. His philanthropy completely revolutionized public libraries, which weren’t widespread at the time. "--from Amazon.com.
Subject: Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 > Juvenile literature.
Industrialists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Philanthropists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Carnegie libraries > Juvenile literature.

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