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Leonard Marcus: Best way to get kids to read is providing the freedom to choose

Books that children enjoy reading — however high or low they may be on the ladder of literary excellence — can be viewed as gateways to literacy.

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Leonard Marcus

Nonfiction, History of Children’s Books and Authors

Leonard Marcus

Leonard Marcus is one of the most respected writers and historians of children’s literature. His critically acclaimed books have looked at Caldecott winners, the history and impact of Golden Books, fantasy writers, and the lives of other children’s authors including the influential Margaret Wise Brown.