Romeo Rosales

Full time Librarian, father and husband, Romeo Rosales, Jr. holds an MLS from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX, a B.A. in History from The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, TX, and an A.A. in History from South Texas College in McAllen, TX. Romeo was born and raised in Pharr, TX, a border town that is part of the historic Rio Grande Valley. He is a contributor for Public Libraries Online, the companion website to the bi-monthly print publication "Public Libraries," the official magazine of the Public Library Association. He is also a published author and when he is not writing, he is spending all of his time with his wife Claudia and his son Azariah. Twitter: @Rrsls10

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: What the Movie Got Wrong

On the major differences between the film adaptation and book versions of The Wizard of Oz.

The Most Disturbing Book I Have Ever Read

On The Road Out of Hell, about the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders.

5 Excellent Hispanic Authors to Read Now

From classics to children's literature!

When Books (Literally) Went to War

A look at the history of libraries sending books to soldiers during the first and second World Wars.

Using Readers’ Advisory to Recommend Your Favorite Books

A librarian on how he sneaks in his favorite books when recommending books to patrons.

What’s the Worst Book You’ve Ever Read?

One reader shares the classic book he just can't get behind.