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The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

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4 out of 5
Based on 41 Ratings and 41 Reviews

Book Description
"In the Koran, the first thing God said to Muhammad was 'Read.'"*
--Alia Muhammad Baker

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 destroyed forever.

In a war-stricken count... More
Book Information
PublisherHarcourt Children's Books
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
ISBN-10B0013L8B7E
Publication Date01/01/2005
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About Jeanette Winter (Author) : Jeanette Winter is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jeanette Winter include Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa, Secret World ... more
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8/31/2007 Amy Moreno tagged as: I Read

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