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Three Cups Of Tea (2009)
(Book)

Call Number J/371.822/MORTENSON,G
J/371.822/MORTENSON,G

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Kids' NonfictionJ/371.822/MORTENSON,GAvailable
Kids' NonfictionJ/371.822/MORTENSON,GAvailable
Published: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2009
Edition:  Young readers ed
Description:  xxiii, 209 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780803733923 (hardcover), 0803733925 (hardcover),
Language:  English


Includes reader's guide

Map before title page

In 1993 Greg Mortenson tried to climb K2. On the way down he became lost in the mountains of Pakistan and stumbles into a poor village. The villager chief offers him three cups and tea and his villages nurse Mortenson back to health. Moved by their kindness, he promises to return and build a school for their children. Despite death threats, a kidnapping and more, Mortenson has built over sixty schools, especially for girls, in Pakistan and Afghanistan. This special ed. includes a new foreword by Jane Goodall, new illustrations, a glossary and a special interview with Mortenson's twelve-year-old daughter Amira

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