The Resource The librarian of Basra : A True Story from Iraq., Jeanette Winter, (ebook)

The librarian of Basra : A True Story from Iraq., Jeanette Winter, (ebook)

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The librarian of Basra : A True Story from Iraq.
Title
The librarian of Basra
Title remainder
A True Story from Iraq.
Statement of responsibility
Jeanette Winter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 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. Illustrated by Jeanette Winter in bright acrylic and ink. Includes an author's note. *From the New York Times, July 27, 2003
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Winter, Jeanette
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty K - Text Difficulty 2
  • LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
  • 3.2
Intended audience source
ATOS Level
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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NC Kids
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  • Baker, Alia Muhammad
  • Librarians
  • Libraries
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The librarian of Basra : A True Story from Iraq., Jeanette Winter, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780547541426
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0ACE4A85-0699-418C-8ECD-3D7FD3B057B5
System control number
ODN0001691172
Label
The librarian of Basra : A True Story from Iraq., Jeanette Winter, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780547541426
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0ACE4A85-0699-418C-8ECD-3D7FD3B057B5
System control number
ODN0001691172

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