Free eBook Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books Author Karen Leggett Abouraya – Intimatenights.co.uk

Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books The inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library, from a New York Times bestselling illustrator In January , in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt s students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined hands, forming a human chain to protect the building They chanted We love you, Egypt as they stood together for the freedom the library represented Illustrated with Susan L Roth s stunning collages, this amazing true story demonstrates how the love of books and libraries can unite a country, even in the midst of turmoil


About the Author: Karen Leggett Abouraya

Susan L Roth is the author and or illustrator of than forty books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Listen to the Wind She lives in Queens, New York Karen Leggett Abouraya is a radio and print journalist, specializing in children s literature She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland



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