Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library
By Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by John O’Brien
Thomas Jefferson loved reading, and started collecting books as a young man. Books! Books! Books! This original picture-book biography tells the story of Jefferson’s reading habits, how he accumulated and organized his vast book collection, and finally helped to create the world’s largest library, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. A tribute to books, libraries, and those who love and care for them.
Back matter includes Jefferson quotations, author’s note, selected bibliography and source notes.