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 booksbased 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.