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    DescriptionPresents the true story of how Alia Baker, the librarian of the Basra library, and her friends managed to save the books of the library before the library was burned to the ground during the 2003 Iraq War.

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    The Librarian of Basra
    A True Story from Iraq
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeanette Winter
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780152054458
    ISBN 10: 0152054456

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC subject category V2: YNM
    BIC E4L: PEO
    DC21: 398.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: B
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01011000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Ingram Subject Code: CB
    Libri: I-CB
    B&T Book Type: EN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12860
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JNF025130, JNF038080
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 52
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 020/.92
    LC classification: Z720.B24 W56 2004
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    LC classification: Z720.B24 W
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    Thema V1.0: YNM
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Harcourt Children's Books
    Imprint name
    Harcourt Children's Books
    Publication date
    01 January 2005
    Author Information
    JEANETTE WINTER has illustrated many books for children, including "Day of the Dead" by Tony Johnston and her own "Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book, ""My Name Is Georgia, " and" Josefina." She lives in New York City.
    Review quote
    "a vibrantly illustrated tale of valor and resiliency in the worst of times"--Jeanette Winter"Parade magazine" (05/01/2005)