Item description for La bibliotecaria de Basora/ The Librarian of Basra: Una Historia Real De Iraq by Jeanette Winter...
Overview Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in Basra, Iraq. For fourteen years, her library has been a meeting place for those who love books. Until now. Now war has come, and Alia fears that the library--along with the thirty thousand books within it--will be des troyed forever. In a war-stricken country where civilians--especially women--have little power, this true story about a librarian's struggle to save her community's priceless collection of books reminds us all how, throughout the world, the love of litera ture and the respect for knowledge know no boundaries.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.97" Width: 8.12" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Feb 7, 2007
ISBN 842613582X ISBN13 9788426135827
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More About Jeanette Winter
JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many children's books based on true-life stories, including the highly acclaimed MAMA, The Librarian of Basra, and My Name Is Georgia. She lives in New York City.
Jeanette Winter currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York.