Jeanette Winter


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Chicago, Illinois, The United States
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Average rating: 4.08 · 17,618 ratings · 3,148 reviews · 74 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Librarian of Basra: A T...

4.17 avg rating — 2,952 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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The Watcher: Jane Goodall's...

4.10 avg rating — 2,584 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Follow the Drinking Gourd

4.31 avg rating — 1,972 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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Biblioburro: A True Story f...

4.06 avg rating — 1,208 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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Wangari's Trees of Peace: A...

4.33 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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The World Is Not a Rectangl...

4.18 avg rating — 962 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Nasreen's Secret School: A ...

4.18 avg rating — 852 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Malala, a Brave Girl from P...

4.19 avg rating — 756 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Henri's Scissors

4.03 avg rating — 776 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Our House Is on Fire: Greta...

3.95 avg rating — 463 ratings — published 2019 — 9 editions
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“In the Koran, the first thing God said to Muhammed was 'Read.”
Jeanette Winter, The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

“Her library is a meeting place for all who love books. They discuss matters of the world and matters of the spirit.”
Jeanette Winter, The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

“Right is right, even if you're alone.”
Jeanette Winter, Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa

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