Starr LaTronica

Starr LaTronica is the Youth Services/Outreach Manager for the Four County Library System and the immediate past president of the Association for Library Service to Children. She has served as chair of the John Newbery Award committee and as a panelist for The New York Times Best Illustrated Books for Children. She is the namesake for Daniel Pinkwater’s librarian character Starr Lakawanna in Looking for Bobowitz, (HarperCollins: 2003), who utters the immortal line, “I live to amaze, astonish and astound. Those are things librarians do well.”
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Starr LaTronica

Starr LaTronica is the Youth Services/Outreach Manager for the Four County Library System and the immediate past president of the Association for Library Service to Children. She has served as chair of the John Newbery Award committee and as a panelist for The New York Times Best Illustrated Books for Children. She is the namesake for Daniel Pinkwater’s librarian character Starr Lakawanna in Looking for Bobowitz, (HarperCollins: 2003), who utters the immortal line, “I live to amaze, astonish and astound. Those are things librarians do well.”

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