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  • Hands Around the Library Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books
  • Karen Leggett Abouraya
  • English
  • 22 March 2020
  • 9780803737471

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Hands Around the Library Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books Free read ´ 106 Karen Leggett Abouraya Ñ 6 Read & Download Nds 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 They chanted We love you Egypt as they stood toge Hands Around The Library tells an inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library In January 2011 during the unrest on a Friday when thousands were demonstrating for better lives this moment captured the hearts of people all over the world When there was a threat of vandalism 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 They chanted We love you Egypt as they stood together for the freedom the library represented Some of these in the group were NOT friends yet that love for this building that housed BOOKS was something they all agreed to cherish and protect There are real photos of the human chain at the back along with added information and sources Susan L Roth s stunning collages bring this story to vivid life The book will be a wonderful addition to classrooms andor school libraries The Rabbit Effect up for the love of a library In January 2011 during the The Rabbit Effect unrest on a Friday when thousands were demonstrating for better lives this moment captured the hearts of people all over the world When there was a threat of vandalism 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 They chanted We love you Egypt as they stood together for the freedom the library represented Some of these in the group were NOT friends yet that love for this building that housed BOOKS was something they all agreed to cherish and protect There are real photos of the human chain at the back along with added information and sources Susan L Roth s stunning collages bring this story to vivid life The book will be a wonderful addition to classrooms andor school libraries

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Hands Around the Library Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books

Hands Around the Library Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books Free read ´ 106 Karen Leggett Abouraya Ñ 6 Read & Download The inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library from a New York Times bestselling illustratorIn January 2011 in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world thousa Hands Around the Library by Karen Leggett Abouraya and Susan L Roth is an amazing true story about how protesters helped save their library January 25 2011 Egyptians started their protest towards the President Hosni Mubarak After his thirty year rule the people finally demanded that he resign In their efforts to get him to resign the streets of Alexandria became a scary mob which ended with than 800 people dying This protest took place in the streets surrounding the modern Alexandria Library The library director closed the library during the protest but was concerned for the building itself He was afraid that it would be vandalized or possibly worse burned As he stood on the front steps of the building asking for help people of all ages cultures and religions stood together in a ring around the building in an effort to save it Not knowing very much about Egypt I had no idea that they even protested to get their president to resign Therefore this book not only brought to light the idea of people coming together to help a cause but enlightens the reader to a major historical event for the Egyptian people The illustrations are beautifully done in a collage that both colorful and inviting to the readers eye This book would be appropriate for all ages and could be used in multiple ways including point of view drawing conclusions compare and contrast or making connections The book was written in what seemed like a fictional point of view but included authors notes resources and pictures at the end of the book for the reader to understand the actual events that lead to the writing of the book 2 Dalawa up for the love of a library from a New York Times bestselling illustratorIn January 2011 in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world thousa Hands Around the Library by Karen Leggett Abouraya and Susan L Roth is an amazing true story about how protesters helped save their library January 25 2011 Egyptians started their protest towards the President Hosni Mubarak After his thirty year rule the people finally demanded that he resign In their efforts to get him to resign the streets of Alexandria became a scary mob which ended with than 800 people dying This protest took place in the streets surrounding the modern Alexandria Library The library director closed the library during the protest but was concerned for the building itself He was afraid that it would be vandalized or possibly worse burned As he stood on the front steps of the building asking for help people of all ages cultures and religions stood together in a ring around the building in an effort to save it Not knowing very much about Egypt I had no idea that they even protested to get their president to resign Therefore this book not only brought to light the idea of people coming together to help a cause but enlightens the reader to a major historical event for the Egyptian people The illustrations are beautifully done in a collage that both colorful and inviting to the readers eye This book would be appropriate for all ages and could be Managerial Decision Making used in multiple ways including point of view drawing conclusions compare and contrast or making connections The book was written in what seemed like a fictional point of view but included authors notes resources and pictures at the end of the book for the reader to His Punishment understand the actual events that lead to the writing of the book

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Hands Around the Library Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books Free read ´ 106 Karen Leggett Abouraya Ñ 6 Read & Download Ther for the freedom the library representedIllustrated with Susan L Roth's stunning collages this amazing true story demonstrates how the love of books and libraries can unite a country even in the midst of turmo An inspiring true story written by a New York bestselling illustrator Susan L Roth and author Karen Leggett Abouraya In 2002 a new library opened in Alexandria Egypt that offered than just books for the Egyptian people All around the outside of the building are four thousand blocks of granite from a town called Aswan in the south of Egypt Each stone is carved with a letter or a sign from five hundred different alphabets Not only was this a library but it was a place of sanctuary which contained 7 floors aboveground and 4 floors underground The library itself had already one million books On January 25 2011 Egyptians began marching in the streets protesting to remove the Egyptian leadership Hosni Mubarak During the protests many buildings were destroyed and many people were concerned for their beloved library Library director Ismail Serageldin closed the library during this rough time but regardless many young people protected it by standing together holding hands forming a ring around the library including the female protagonists Susan L Roth author What a beautifully written and illustrated true story of events that changed history There are uite a few themes presented throughout the book which would lend itself towards a great discussionWhat I loved most about this story was the illustration represented through collages as well as the extra sections in the back of the book There are real photographs of the Alexandria Library an explanation of Alexandra Then and Now translated words resources a Note from Susan L Roth explaining her relationship to Karen Leggett Abouraya author and a special thank you With these pieces the authors captured the authenticity of the storyAppropriate for grades 1st 12th

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