The Librarian of Basra
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The Librarian of Basra : A True Story from Iraq

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Presents 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.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 210.8 x 276.9 x 10.2mm | 340.2g
  • Harcourt Children's Books
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0152054456
  • 9780152054458
  • 36,047

Review quote

"a vibrantly illustrated tale of valor and resiliency in the worst of times"--Jeanette Winter"Parade magazine" (05/01/2005)show more

About Jeanette Winter

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.show more
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