Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan

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Renowned picture book creator Jeanette Winter tells the story of a young girl in Afghanistan who attends a secret school for girls.

Young Nasreen has not spoken a word to anyone since her parents disappeared.

In despair, her grandmother risks everything to enroll Nasreen in a secret school for girls. Will a devoted teacher, a new friend, and the worlds she discovers in books be enough to draw Nasreen out of her shell of sadness?

Based on a true story from Afghanistan, this inspiring book will touch readers deeply as it affirms both the life-changing power of education and the healing power of love.
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About the author

Jeanette Winter is a renowned picture book creator whose acclaimed works include 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; The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq; and Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Jun 28, 2011
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Pages
40
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ISBN
9781442441217
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Middle East
Juvenile Nonfiction / School & Education
Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Friendship
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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