Text copyright 2001 by Phyllis Root. Illustrations copyright 2001 by Jill Baton. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA. Read by Sno-Isle Libraries Children's Librarian Edith Farrar.
At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better.