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Biblioburro

Biblioburro

A True Story from Colombia

Illustrated by: Jeanette Winter
For Ages: 6 - 9
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A man, his burros, and his books bring joy to children in remote Colombian villages in this inspiring book based on a true story.
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  • Beach Lane Books | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442440739 | 
  • June 2011 | 
  • Grades 1 - 4 | 
  • Lexile AD640
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Biblioburro

A man brings books-and joy-to the children of remote Colombian villages in Biblioburro, a moving book based on a true story from Jeanette Winter.

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Jeanette Winter
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Jeanette Winter

Jeanette Winter is the acclaimed author/illustrator of many highly regarded picture books, including The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq; Mama: A True Storyin Which a Baby Hippo Loses His Mama During a Tsunami, but Finds a New Home, and a New Mama; Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa; Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan; Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia; Henri’s Scissors, Mr. Cornell’s Dream Boxes, and most recently, Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan. She lives with her husband, artist Roger Winter, in New York.

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