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Alia's mission : saving the books of Iraq : inspired by a true story / Mark Alan Stamaty.

By: Stamaty, Mark Alan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dragonfly Books, ©2004Edition: 1st Dragonfly books ed.Description: 34 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780375857638; 037585763X; 9780329758585; 0329758586.Subject(s): Baker, Alia Muhammad -- Juvenile literature | Baker, Alia Muhammad -- Comic books, strips, etc | Baker, Alia Muhammad -- Comic books, strips, etc | Iraq War (2003-2011) | Librarians -- Iraq -- Baṣrah -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Libraries -- Iraq -- Baṣrah -- Juvenile literature | Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Destruction and pillage -- Juvenile literature | Librarians -- Iraq -- Baṣrah -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Libraries -- Cartoons and comics | Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Cartoons and comics | Destruction and pillage | Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Comic books, strips, etc | Librarians -- Comic books, strips, etc | Iraq -- BaṣrahGenre/Form: Biography. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | Juvenile works. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 020.92 Summary: Presents the story of Alia, a librarian who lives and works in Basra, and her desperate attempt to save the books in the Basra Central Library at the start of the Iraqi War in 2003.
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CML Juvenile Fiction University of Texas At Tyler
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"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 2004"--Title page verso.

School Library Journal, March 2005

Book Links (A.L.A.), October 2009

Booklist starred, February 2005

Library Media Connection starred, April 2005

Publisher's Weekly, December 2004

Horn Book, March 2005

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), February 2005

Kirkus Review, January 2005

School Library Journal

Book Links (A.L.A.)

Booklist starred

Presents the story of Alia, a librarian who lives and works in Basra, and her desperate attempt to save the books in the Basra Central Library at the start of the Iraqi War in 2003.

3.9 Follett Library Resources.

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

5-8.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Mark Alan Stamaty lives in New York City.

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