Title: The Librarian of Basra

Reference: Winter, J. (2005). The Librarian of Basra, Orlando, Florida: Harcourt, Inc.

Annotation: As the rumor of the war reaching Basra Alia Muhammad worries about all the books that are in her possession. Because some of the books are old and rare, she wishes to protect her valuable books. She finds a way for them not to be damage.

Genre: Biography

Grade level: 4-6

Readers who would like this: Readers who like to read stories based on real events and people.

Rate: 4, I liked the illustrations and the content of the story. It shows that books have value especially with what you can do with the information inside of them.

Text-dependent question: How does the character react to the setting?