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Three cups of tea : one man's mission to promote peace--one school at a time

Author: Sarah L Thomson; Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Young readers edView all editions and formats
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Traces how Mortenson, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Greg Mortenson; Greg Mortenson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah L Thomson; Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin
ISBN: 9780803733923 0803733925
OCLC Number: 460398056
Description: xxiii, 209 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Failure --
Wrong side of the river --
I'm going to build you a school --
Growing up --
580 letters, one check --
Hard way home --
Korphe at last --
Bridge before a school --
Hunting Ibex --
Building bridges --
Six days --
Beginnings --
Haji Ali's lesson --
Smile should be more than a memory --
Picture --
New schools-and more --
Running from war --
Too much to do --
Village called New York --
Afghanistan --
First educated women in Korphe --
Stones into schools.
Responsibility: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ; adapted for young readers by Sarah Thomson.

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Traces how Mortenson, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.

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