Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia

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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 by celebrated picture book creator Jeanette Winter.

Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there’s barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution—a traveling library! He buys two donkeys—Alfa and Beto—and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages.

Complete with an author’s note about the real man on whom this story is based.
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About the author

Jeanette Winter is a celebrated picture book creator whose acclaimed works include Diego; Oil; and The Secret Project, all written by Jonah Winter, and her own Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams; The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid; Nanuk the Ice Bear; Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan: Two Stories of Bravery; Henri’s Scissors; Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia; Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan; and The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Jun 28, 2011
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Pages
32
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ISBN
9781442440739
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Books & Libraries
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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