Believing in Books: The Story of Lillian Smith (Stories of Canada)

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Have you ever read a book that you couldn’t put down? Has that book taken you to other countries, to other centuries? Have you found yourself brimming with excitement, exclaiming to all who will listen, "Read this book!" This biography is the story of a child who took her love of childrens’ books and found a way to share it with the world as she grew up. Her voice would be the first to carry the message of childrens’ right to read across the world. It is not too much to say that she started a revolution for children’s books in her career as the first children’s librarian in the British Commonwealth.

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This biography is the story of a child who took her love of childrens' books and found a way to share it with the world as she grew up. Her voice would be the first to carry the message of childrens' right to read across the world.

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Sydell Waxman's eclectic career has encompassed work as an historical researcher, school librarian, museum lecturer, entrepreneur and writer. Her first book Changing the Pattern: The Story of Emily Stowe the biography of Canada’s first female physician Emily Stowe, was selected for the Our Choice seal from the CCBC and won the Toronto Heritage Award in 1998.

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