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Hands around the library : protecting Egypt's treasured books

Author: Susan L Roth; Karen Leggett Abouraya
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In January 2011, in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt's students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined hands, forming a human chain to protect the building from vandalism during government protests. They chanted "We love you, Egypt!" as they stood together for the freedom the library represented.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ismail Serageldin
Material Type: Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Roth; Karen Leggett Abouraya
ISBN: 9780803737471 0803737475
OCLC Number: 753468503
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; Ages 3-5.
Description: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Responsibility: by Susan L. Roth and Karen Leggett Abouraya ; collages by Susan L. Roth.

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In January 2011, in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt's students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined hands, forming a human chain to protect the building from vandalism during government protests. They chanted "We love you, Egypt!" as they stood together for the freedom the library represented.
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