San Francisco Public Library

8 Libros de la Biblioteca Ambulante en Movimiento

Biblioburro: a True Story from Colombia
The Camel Bookmobile
The Case of the Missing Books
Clara and the Bookwagon
Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile
My Librarian is a Camel: How Books are Brought to Children Around the World
The Night Bookmobile
Wild about Books
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Jeanette Winter
Picture story of a Colombian boy’s travels with two donkeys bringing books and the joy of reading to children.
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Masha Hamilton
Camels deliver books to forgotten villages in this novel of an American librarian doing relief work in Africa.
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Ian Sansom
Humorous tale of a fish-out-of-water librarian in rural Northern Ireland; his bookmobile’s books have mysteriously gone missing, but who would steal them . . . and why. Others in the Mobile Library Series are Mr. Dixon Disappears, The Book Stops Here, and The Bad Book Affair.
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Nancy Smiler Levinson; ill. by Carolyn Croll
An account of the country’s first traveling library, a horse-drawn wagon; this is an Early Reader.
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Gloria Houston; ill. by Susan Condie Lamb
A new librarian discovers that the type of library – red brick or bookmobile – is less important than the books and the people who read them.
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Margriet Ruurs
Photo essay detailing how books are delivered all over the world: by bus, boat, elephant, donkey, train, or even by wheelbarrow.
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Audrey Niffenegger
Beautifully illustrated graphic novel about a woman’s encounter with a mysterious disappearing library on wheels that contains every book she has ever read.
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Judy Sierra; ill. by Marc Brown
A librarian introduces the animals to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.