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Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan

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Young Nasreen has not spoken a word to anyone since her parents disappeared.

In despair, her grandmother risks everything to enroll Nasreen in a secret school for girls. Will a devoted teacher, a new friend, and the worlds she discovers in books be enough to draw Nasreen out of her shell of sadness?

Based on a true story from Afghanistan, this inspiring book will touch readers deeply as it affirms both the life-changing power of education and the healing power of love.

Ages 6-10 yrs. Hardcover, 40 pages. 2009, Beach Lane Books. By Jeanette Winter.