Nasreen's secret school : a true story from Afghanistan /

Based on a true story. After her parents are taken away by the Taliban, young Nasreen stops speaking. But as she spends time in a secret school, she slowly breaks out of her shell.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Winter, Jeanette.
Imprint:New York : Beach Lane Books, ©2009.
Description:1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:English
Subject:Taliban -- Juvenile literature.
Taliban.
Taliban.
Girls' schools -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Education -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile literature.
Children of disappeared persons -- Juvenile literature.
Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.
Girls.
Education -- Afghanistan.
Parent-separated children.
Girls -- Education.
Girls' schools.
Sex role.
Social conditions
Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature.
Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
Afghanistan.
American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project -- 2010.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2009.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10878513
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Other authors / contributors:Bobco, Ann, book designer.
Beach Lane Books, publisher.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., publisher.
ISBN:9781416994374
1416994378
Notes:"A Global Fund for Children book"--Cover.
"Beach Lane Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division ; Book design by Ann Bobco ; Manufactured in Mexico"--Col.
Summary:Based on a true story. After her parents are taken away by the Taliban, young Nasreen stops speaking. But as she spends time in a secret school, she slowly breaks out of her shell.
Target Audience:006-009.
Elementary Grade.
630 Lexile.
Study Program Information:Accelerated Reader 4.2.
Reading Counts! 3.4.
Awards:Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project (2010)

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