Nancy Pearl

Nancy Pearl is known as “America’s Librarian.” She speaks about the pleasures of reading at library conferences, to literacy organizations and community groups throughout the world and comments on books regularly on NPR’s Morning Edition.  Born and raised in Detroit, she received her master’s degree in library science in 1967 from the University of Michigan. She also received an MA in history from Oklahoma State University in 1977. Among her many honors and awards are the 2011 Librarian of the Year Award from Library Journal; and the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association. She also hosts a monthly television show, Book Lust with Nancy Pearl. She lives in Seattle with her husband.

Books by this Author

George and Lizzie

Videos

Teaching Resources

To download a file to your computer right-click on the link and choose 'save file as'.

High Resolution Images

  • Author Photo (jpg): Nancy Pearl
    Photograph © Nancy Pearl
    (0.1 MB)
    Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit.
  • Book Covers
    Find high resolution book cover images for books by Nancy Pearl.

Explore

CONNECT WITH US