The book that most times has to borrow the New York Public Library is A snowy day, by Ezra Jack Keats, with 485.583 loans, an illustrated short story that dates back to 1962 and which deals with the story of a boy who enjoys the simple magic that brings the snow to his city, according to the list that has been announced by the institution on the occasion of its 125th anniversary. In second position stood The Cat in The Hat, written in 1957 by Theodor Seuss, a children's piece that was considered to be very innovative after its publication. "Of all the books in the list, this may be the most entrenched. The parents fondly remember and read to their children the 236 words that rhyme with each other and who are always a delight", explains the library.
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on the other hand, 1984, the british writer George Orwell, is the more novel provided with 441.770 loans since its publication in 1949 . The book has been a reading regular in the institutes of the united States since it was posted, and it has continuously returned to popularity in times of socio-political changes in the country. It has also been one of the most purchased on Amazon in the last few years, another proof of its validity.
In sixth place appears another classic for children, Charlotte's Web, E. B White, a popular children's story, set in a farm magic with endearing characters, and addresses topics such as friendship, or the loss of innocence. Below, Farenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury and published in 1953, it would be the third novel most read by users of the Library, with 316.404 loans, seventh place. Like 1984, the book of Bradbury has enjoyed waves of popularity as the sociopolitical events of the united States, and the uptakes in the literature of fiction is dystopian.
In the eighth place is situated How to Win Friends and Influence People, the work of Dale Carnegie, 1936, and which is often recommended for people looking to progress in your life or in your work. In ninth position is the only piece in the entire list that dates from after 1970: Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone, the first book in the series magic of the british J. K Rowling, published in 1998. Closed list is another children's story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle, and written in 1969 and addresses the heartwarming story of a caterpillar who is always hungry.Updated Date: 15 January 2020, 14:00