Around the World in 60 Books
It may have taken Phileas Fogg 80 days in the late 1800s to travel around the world in Jules Verne’s "Around the World in 80 Days", but you can do it in 60 minutes! Pick up your passport and join tour guide Pam Spencer Holley as you travel together via booktalk from Afghanistan to Iraq, Kenya, England, and places in between.
- List of book recommendations from non-American authors
- Summaries of books to recommend to patrons
Who Should Attend
- Public librarians
- School librarians
- Library volunteers
- Other individuals interested in book recommendations
Pamela Spencer Holley
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