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The Librarian of Basra

A True Story from Iraq

The Librarian of Basra( )
Author: Winter, Jeanette
ISBN:978-0-358-14183-9
Publication Date:Nov 2019
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Imprint:Harcourt Children's Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $16.99
Book Description:

The hopeful and inspiring true story of the Librarian of Basra--a brave woman who, with the help of her community, refuses to let the war raging in Iraq destroy her priceless collection of books. 

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Winter, Jeanette (Author)
Jeanette Winter has written and/or illustrated over a dozen children's books, including "Calavera Abecedario" and "The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq," as well as biographies of Diego Rivera, Johann Sebastian Bach and Georgia O'Keeffe among others.

Winter is celebrated for her distinctive painting style, picture design, and usage of brilliant colors. She has received the American Illustrators Guild Award twice.

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