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Winter, Jeanette
The librarian of Basra : a true story from Iraq / written & illustrated by Jeanette Winter
1st edition
Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, Inc., c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j020.92 WIN    AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j020.92 WIN c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject Baker, Alia Muhammad -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Librarians -- Iraq -- Baṣrah -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Libraries -- Destruction and pillage -- Iraq -- Baṣrah -- Juvenile literature
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Juvenile literature
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Physical Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Summary 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 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 literature and the respect for knowledge know no boundaries
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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