Suggested Reading

Adult Nonfiction

Chapman, Carleton B. Order Out of Chaos: John Shaw Billings and America’s Coming of Age. Boston: Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; Canton, Mass.: Sole distributor, Science History Publications/USA, 1994.

*Dain, Phyllis. The New York Public Library: A Universe of Knowledge. London: The New York Public Library in association with Scala Publishers, 2000.

Hudson, Alice. Maps Between the Lions: A Brief Look at The New York Public Library Map Division. New York: The New York Public Library, 2004. 

*Larkin, Susan G. Top Cats: The Life and Times of The New York Public Library Lions. San Francisco: Pomegranate, 2006.

Lydenberg, Harry Miller. History of The New York Public Library: Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. New York: The New York Public Library, 1923.

Marcus, Leonard S. Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children’s Literature. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.

*Ossman, Laurie and Heather Ewing. Carrère & Hastings: The Masterworks. Photography by Steven Brooke. New York: Rizzoli, 2011.

*Reed, Henry Hope and Francis Marrone. The New York Public Library: The Architecture and Decoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Anniversary Edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011.

*Steffensen, Ingrid. The New York Public Library: A Beaux-Arts Landmark. London: Scala Publishers, 2011.

 

Adult Fiction

Fairstein, Linda. Lethal Legacy: A Novel. New York: Doubleday Books, 2009.

Ozick, Cynthia. Heir to the Glimmering World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

 

School Age Children

*Benedictus, David. Return to the Hundred Acre Wood. Decorations by Mark Burgess. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2009.

DiTerlizzi, Tony. The Search for WondLa. New York: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, 2010.

Marsh, Katherine. The Night Tourist. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2008.

*Milne, A. A. Winnie-the-Pooh. Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2009.

*Milne, A. A. The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh, 75th Anniversary edition. Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2001.

 

Younger Children

Daugherty, James Henry. Andy and the Lion. New York: Viking Penguin, 1938. 

DeSaix, Frank. Hilary & the Lions. Illustrated by Debbi Durland DeSaix. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990.

*Rubbino, Salvatore. A Walk in New York. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2009.

 

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