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Hands around the library protecting Egypt"s treasured books by Susan L. Roth

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Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Libraries,
  • Protection,
  • Cultural property,
  • Destruction and pillage,
  • Aliksāndrīnā (Library),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Susan L. Roth and Karen Leggett Abouraya ; collages by Susan L. Roth
ContributionsAbouraya, Karen Leggett
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ858.A48 R68 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25033526M
ISBN 109780803737471
LC Control Number2011038198

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Hands Around The Library is a wonderful addition to anyone's library. I particularly liked it because it has something for every member of the family: pictures for non-readers; easy text for beginning readers; history and civics lessons for older readers; references to additional information for the researcher in the family; and important life /5(12). Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books Listen to former Library Director Ismail Serageldin READ Hands Around the Library. Hands Around The Library. likes. Hands Around The Library is based on true events in Alexandria, Egypt in This site promotes libraries, literature and young ers: Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books The inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library. In January , in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt's students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined.

  Hands Around the Library Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books (Book): Roth, Susan L.: Documents the inspiring January story about how thousands of Egypt's students, library workers, and demonstrators joined hands around the great Library of Alexandria to protect the building and the freedom it represents. Getting to Know Your Hands Around the Library along with other books that celebrate the power of reading and the roles of librarians such as Tomas and the Library Lady by Pat Mora and Goin’ Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack. Plan a visit to your local and/or school library with interview questions in hand to talk with your librarians about the roles and responsibilities. The book takes place in the library in Alexandria, Egypt. The library is a symbol of Egypt, as a leader in the acquisition of knowledge for millennia, and as a symbol of freedom of thought. It was built on the site of an ancient library that held much of the wisdom of the world years ago and earlier. Information on the artwork, the history of the library, and the events in Egypt is included in several pages of author and resource notes."-Publishers Weekly. Hands Around the Library has been translated into Arabic and published in Arabic by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina .

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