Nasreen's Secret School

Nasreen's Secret School

A True Story From Afghanistan

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, c2009
ISBN: 9781416994374
Branch Call Number: 371.82342 WIN
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 29 cm


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Jun 30, 2018

This book is a good way to introduce children to the war in Afghanistan. Written with easy to understand concepts and appropriate for younger children.

Feb 16, 2015

Based on a true story from Afghanistan , this inspiring book affirms both the life changing power of education and the healing power of love. Quite enjoyable .

Jun 19, 2011

It lead to a healthy discussion about freedom with my students. Wonderful book.

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