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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World How Much Of An Impact Can An Animal Have How Many Lives Can One Cat Touch How Is It Possible For An Abandoned Kitten To Transform A Small Library, Save A Classic American Town, And Eventually Become Famous Around The World You Can T Even Begin To Answer Those Questions Until You Hear The Charming Story Of Dewey Read Books, The Beloved Library Cat Of Spencer, IowaDewey S Story Starts In The Worst Possible Way Only A Few Weeks Old, On The Coldest Night Of The Year, He Was Stuffed Into The Returned Book Slot At The Spencer Public Library He Was Found The Next Working By Library Director Vicki Myron, A Single Mother Who Had Survived The Loss Of Her Family Farm, A Breast Cancer Scare, And An Alcoholic Husband Dewey Won Her Heart, And The Hearts Of The Staff, By Pulling Himself Up And Hobbling On Frostbitten Feet To Nudge Each Of Hem In A Gesture Of Thanks And Love For The Next Nineteen Years, He Never Stopped Charming The People Of Spencer With This Enthusiasm, Warmth, Humility For A Cat , And, Above All, His Sixth Sense About Who Needed Him MostAs His Fame Grew From Town To Town, Then State To State, And Finally, Amazingly, Worldwide, Dewey Became Than Just A Friend He Became A Source Of Pride For An Extraordinary Heartland Farming Town Pulling Its Way Slowly Back From The Greatest Crisis In Its Long History

About the Author: Vicki Myron

I was born in Spencer and grew up on a farm south of Moneta, Iowa a town that no longer exists I graduated from Hartley Iowa High School and moved to Mankato, Minnesota where I worked, married, had a daughter and went to college I have a bachelor s degree from Mankato State and a master s from Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas In 1982, I returned to Spencer, Iowa to begin working at the public library In 1987, I was named Director of Spencer Public Library and I served in that position for 25 and years I retired in 2007 to write this book I currently reside in Spencer.I love George Orwell, Frederick Feikema, and the Harry Potter series for fiction I read all of Torey Hayden s books about abused children and many other non fiction writers I rarely read fiction these days unless it is a truly special book.

10 thoughts on “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

  1. says:

    Wow, am I in the minority with this one I like cats, I like libraries, and I ve even known a library cat or two I didn t expect to rave about this book quite as much as many others have done, but I also didn t expect to think so very little of it A

  2. says:

    I didn t expect this book to be quality literature and of course it wasn t It was a feel good book, only I ve noticed that most feel good books actually make me feel nauseous instead of good Especially those that idealize small town America.I thought I was

  3. says:

    I thought I was reading a book about a cat, but I wound up reading a book about a woman with a lot of troubles in her life For every chapter that was actually about Dewey, there seemed to be 2 or 3 that were just about her I m very sorry for the losses in this wom

  4. says:

    There is a common idiomatic phrase,it does exactly what it says on the tinWell in the case of Dewey The small town library cat who touched the world by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter, it doesn t The book is a bit of a hotch potch It starts out as a very promising and touchin

  5. says:

    Vicky Myron s Dewey is a book about many things life in small town Iowa, Vicky s own life history, the important role a library can play in the life and identity of a community and, of course, Dewey Read Books, one of the best known and well loved cats in the world.Despite the va

  6. says:

    A little disappointing I was expecting a book about Dewey but he hardly featured at all I enjoyed the sections about the other cats but again they were out weighed by long anecdotes about their owners which did not really interest me The best bits are the photos especially the one of Dew

  7. says:

    A great library doesn t have to be big or beautiful It doesn t have to have the best facilities or the most efficient staff or the most users A great library provides It is enmeshed in the life of a community in a way that makes it indispensable A great library is one nobody notices because it i

  8. says:

    While this is not a great literary book, I give it high rating because it touched my heart and is such a strong reminder of how much animals add to our lives If you have ever saved or rescued an animal, you know how grateful they are and how much love they give back They bring us though hard and sad tim

  9. says:

    Firstly, thank you all for enjoying putting up with my cat story updates As pet lovers know, we all need to talk about our pets to random strangers from time to time, so that was rather therapeutic Dewey s story is an incredible one And, as shown by the 20 year difference from the beginning to the end of the bo

  10. says:

    If you ever had a cat growing up then you have to read this book Much like pets, embarking on this comparatively short 275 page journey, you re signing up for the little guy to warm you over, make you smile, and eventually break your heart after a 19 year run With pets, we know what we re getting into and but we just h

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