The Definitive Guide to

The Librarian of Basra

Written & illustrated by Jeanette Winter
1234567
4.5 / 7.0
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
Add to list
Prices as of Sep 25
$17.99
Retail Price
$15.29
Bookshop
$10.99
used $1.72
Amazon
Jan 1, 2005
Publication Date
32
Pages
4-7
Target Age

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Presents the true story of how Alia Baker, the librarian of the Basra library, and her friends managed to save the books of the library before the library was burned to the ground during the 2003 Iraq War.

What Kind of Book is The Librarian of Basra

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
1234567
4.5 / 7.0

Book Lists That Include The Librarian of Basra

Book Topics › destruction
Children's Books About Destruction
Book Topics › war
Children's Books About War
Book Topics › Iraq
Children's Books About Iraq
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote The Librarian of Basra

author & illustrator
Jeanette Winter

Jeanette Winter has written and illustrated many books for children, including MAMA, The Librarian of Basra, Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book, My Name Is Georgia, and Josefina. She lives in New York City.

View Author

What Has Jeanette Winter Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Jeanette know that you want more details about The Librarian of Basra!

More Books by Jeanette Winter

Tony Johnston, Jeanette Winter
Picture book
5.3
Add to list

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked The Librarian of Basra

Shel Silverstein
Picture book
5.0
Add to list

Book Details

ISBN:
9780152054458
Publication Date:
January 1, 2005
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2004012969
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
823916703
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0152054456
Lexile® Level:
AD640L
Scholastic Level:
L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.2
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
83517
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 74%
This page is starting to look fantastic!
Depth Score - 15%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.