Waiting for the BiblioBurro

Waiting for the BiblioBurro

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When a man brings to a remote village two burros, Alfa and Beto, loaded with books the children can borrow, Ana's excitement leads her to write a book of her own as she waits for the BibliBurro to return. Includes glossary of Spanish terms and a note on the true story of Columbia's BiblioBurro and mobile libraries in other countries.
Publisher: Berkeley [Calif.] : Tricycle Press, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781582463537
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Parra, John - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Waiting for the Biblio Burro


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This story of a young girl with only one book to read is inspired by the real-life work of traveling librarian Luis Soriano Bohórquez, who shares books with families across rural Colombia.

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Oct 15, 2014

Very good book . Tells the story of a young girl who loves to read and is so very happy that the traveling library brings her books to her village. Makes one appreciate how very fortunate it is here in Canada to get books so easily and without waiting for weeks and months .


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