The Librarian Of Basra (A True Story From Iraq)

The Librarian Of Basra (A True Story From Iraq)

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Alia Muhammad Baker’s library in Basra, Iraq, has been a meeting place for those who love books for the past fourteen years. Now war has come, and Alia fears that the library—along with the thirty thousand books within it—will be destroyed forever.

In this incredible true story of a war-stricken country where civilians seem powerless in the face of battle, this feminist and inspirational tale about a librarian’s struggle to save her community’s priceless collection of books reminds us how, throughout the world, the love of literature can unite us all.
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ISBN: 9780358141839

Published Date: January 1, 2005

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

Page Count: 32

Size: 7.25" l x 3.55" w x 0.45" h

Age Classification: Ages 3 to 5