Authors Aloud!

Library: Young Neighborhood Library

Date: 5/26/2018

Room: Young Library Meeting Room

Time: 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Type: Author Visits, Featured Event

Age Group: kids ages 5-10

Author Bailey Moore talks about his book Mr. Archie is Missing at the Young Neighborhood Library. 

In his first book, Mr. Archie is Missing, illustrated by well-known Houston artist, Craig Carter,
Bailey based the main character, Jerry, off some of his personal experiences as a student at his
former elementary school. The book features Jerry as a class clown, who seeks the wrong type of
attention and disrespects everyone, including his favorite teacher. Mr. Archie is Missing is about
respect. Bailey wrote this book to show when you respect others you will be treated well and will
get the right attention. “I have always loved to read and write, and I’m glad my stories will be
able to help others who may go through the same things I have,” said Bailey. “I am glad I had
people who believed in me and continue to teach me as I grow up to be a better son, student, and

About the Author
Bailey C. Moore is a 10-year-old from Houston, Texas. The fourth-grade student maintains a
straight “A” grade-point average while playing football and running track. Bailey has written
several manuscripts he plans to publish. Mr. Archie is Missing is the first of many where Bailey
will show the world how a kid handles life during hard times and how the people in his life can
help him get through it. Mr. Archie is Missing is based on attracting the right type of attention
and respect. Bailey experienced this first-hand. His book Mr. Archie is Missing has recently been
entered into the Houston Library (downtown location) catalog for local Arthurs. Bailey has
gotten the opportunity to meet Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner and was recently on Houston’s
KTRK Channel 13.

For more information about this program, please contact the Youth Services Library at the Young Neighborhood Library.