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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who…
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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World (udgave 2008)

af Vicki Myron (Forfatter)

Serier: Dewey (1)

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Historien om hvordan katten Dewey Readmore Books bliver huskat og maskot for Spencer Public Library og for biblioteksleder Vicki Myron.
Medlem:LauraAGould
Titel:Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
Forfattere:Vicki Myron (Forfatter)
Info:Grand Central Publishing (2008), Edition: 1st, 305 pages
Samlinger:Dit bibliotek
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    TheDivineOomba: An Owl that Came to Stay has a similar feel and style of writing as Dewey does, and about the same length.
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    Hunting Elf: A doggone Christmas story af Dave Donelson (smmorris)
    smmorris: Elf is a smart, do-it-my-way puppy and Dewey is the same, only he is a cat. While Elf is a work of fiction, it is based on a real "Elf." Dewey is non-fiction yet just as fun a read as Elf. Both will show you the strengths and persistence of pets. Both are happy reads you won't put down.… (mere)
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The personality of this cat was impressive with its love of wanting to be by and around people. Liked how she waited at the door each day, loved boxes and overhead lights, typewriters and it's eating habits of being finicky and made a point of appreciating the library clientele by responding to everybody. The author really wants the reader to know what a small town librarian has to do. A bit over done about the terrific town, too much info about the owners personal life, and too much repetition about the cats abilities. ( )
  kshydog | Dec 13, 2020 |
This was cute, but inflated. I had the feeling the author set down to write the book but then realized she didn't have enough material, so there's a lot of miscellaneous information about Iowa that has nothing to do with the cute cat, but that was OK. I learned some stuff about corn. I am dubious about the author's claim that corn makes up 70 percent of the American diet. Additionally, this book ends like books about animals told from a person's point of view always end, so if you're sensitive about that kind of thing, be warned. ( )
  CatherineMachineGun | Jul 31, 2020 |
It was ok. I bought it from the Half-Price Books summer sale and discovered why so many copies are for resale each summer at the convention center. ( )
  nlmii | Jul 31, 2020 |
Definitivamente gato não é o animal que mais gosto, na realidade não gosto, então por que comecei a ler este livro? Talvez pelo ambiente central do enredo ser uma biblioteca, acho que aqui acaba o motivo.
Mas eu não imaginei que o livro fosse tão chato. A autora discorre sobre a presença de Dewey ma biblioteca, mas gasta muitas páginas com relatos sobre a cidade onde mora, detalhando o tamanho da cidade, a distância para outras cidades etc., etc., etc.
Se tornou uma leitura cansativa, embora algumas passagens sejam bem animadas, todas relacionadas a presença do gato e como ajudou na revitalização da biblioteca. Eu, particularmente, não me imagino em um ambiente com um gato, então...
O nome do gato é em homenagem a Melvin Dewey, criador de um código de classificação utilizado até hoje, ideia de bibliotecária. ( )
  CassiaAlencar | Jun 6, 2020 |
Honestly, I didn't expect to enjoy this book. It was recommended by a flight attendant who noticed I was traveling with my cat, and I figured "Why not? I love books. I love animals. I love libraries, and small towns. I'll give it a shot."

By the fourth chapter, I was hooked on Dewey's story. I had to know more. To be fair, I skimmed the chapters that were mostly about Iowa, and the farm-troubles, and just read about Dewey. I understand the author was trying to add in some background and history, but I felt most of the chapters that weren't about Dewey were unnecessary as most did nothing to move the story along. A simple paragraph of explanation would have been plenty for information that would be repeated through the course of the story.

However, if you like cats, heart-warming tales, inspirational stories of small-town library growth and change, or heart-warming, inspirational tales of small-town cats that can change the world one person at a time, this book is for you.

It was a fairly quick read for me, and I enjoyed it immensely! ( )
  book_lady15 | Apr 3, 2020 |
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One frigid Midwestern winter night in 1988, a ginger kitten was shoved into the after-hours book-return slot at the public library in Spencer, Iowa. And in this tender story, Myron, the library director, tells of the impact the cat, named DeweyReadmore Books, had on the library and its patrons, and on Myron herself. Through her developing relationship with the feline, Myron recounts the economic and social history of Spencer as well as her own success story—despite an alcoholic husband, living on welfare, and health problems ranging from the difficult birth of her daughter, Jodi, to breast cancer. After her divorce, Myron graduated college (the first in her family) and stumbled into a library job. She quickly rose to become director, realizing early on that this was a job I could love for the rest of my life. Dewey, meanwhile, brings disabled children out of their shells, invites businessmen to pet him with one hand while holding the Wall Street Journal with the other, eats rubber bands and becomes a media darling. The book is not only a tribute to a cat—anthropomorphized to a degree that can strain credulity (Dewey plays hide and seek with Myron, can read her thoughts, is mortified by his hair balls)—it's a love letter to libraries. (Sept.)
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To Gran, Mom, and Jodi, three amazing women who loved Dewey almost as much as I do
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[Dewey] spent his time changing lives right here in Spencer, Iowa, one lap at a time.
Find your place. Be happy with what you have. Treat everyone well. Live a good life. It isn't about material things; it's about love. And you can never anticpate love.
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