Jamie Lee Curtis, actress in such movies as Halloween and A Fish Called Wanda, has also been a longtime author of funny and upbeat kids’ books that stress each child’s unique value. Find her books in our library catalog.
She also has strong views on libraries. “When you go to any school around the country, the first thing you want to know is ‘Do they have a library?’ and it’s shocking how many don’t. It’s shocking how many day-care centers don’t have little libraries. The import of a library in a society is crucial, and it seems to be, just like music and art education is no longer a requirement in schools, libraries are an old idea that we need to bring back.” Read the complete interview with Ms. Curtis, by American Libraries Magazine.