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The library bus  Cover Image Book Book

The library bus

Rahman, Bahram 1984- (author.). Grimard, Gabrielle, (illustrator.).

Summary

Summary: "Five-year-old Pari accompanies her mother on her library bus rounds for the first time, stopping at a village and a refugee camp so that girls there can exchange books and have a lesson in English. Talking with her mother as they drive, Pari learns that she is lucky that she can attend school the next year. Pari's mother had to learn in secret when it was forbidden to teach girls to read, and the young women the bus visits weekly have no other access to education. Inspired by the first library bus to operate in Kabul, Afghanistan."--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781772781014
  • ISBN: 1772781010
  • Physical Description: print
    32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Pajama Press, 2020.
Subject: Girls Education Juvenile fiction
Books and reading Juvenile fiction
Refugees Juvenile fiction
Libraries Juvenile fiction
Traveling libraries Juvenile fiction
Bookmobiles Juvenile fiction
Kabul (Afghanistan) Juvenile fiction
Genre: Picture books.
Picture books.

Currently available copies

  • 29 / 29 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at Athens Regional Library System

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  • 0 current holds on 29 total copies.
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      Athens-Clarke County Library
JE RAHMAN
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      Bogart Library
JE RAHMAN
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31001003971760 PICTURE Available

Summary: "Five-year-old Pari accompanies her mother on her library bus rounds for the first time, stopping at a village and a refugee camp so that girls there can exchange books and have a lesson in English. Talking with her mother as they drive, Pari learns that she is lucky that she can attend school the next year. Pari's mother had to learn in secret when it was forbidden to teach girls to read, and the young women the bus visits weekly have no other access to education. Inspired by the first library bus to operate in Kabul, Afghanistan."--

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