Nasreen’s Secret School

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

IIn 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.

 

Writer: Jeanette Winter
Storyteller (English): Ajay Dasgupta
Illustrations: Jeanette Winter
Writer: Jeanette Winter
Storyteller (Marathi): Sunanda Hulyalkar
Illustrations: Jeanette Winter

Full text of the story (https://archive.org/details/NasreensSecretSchool-Marathi)
*There are a few typos in this open book. We are trying to get these typos rectified.

About the author

Jeanette Winter lives in New York City, where she has written and illustrated many books for children based on true-life stories, including the highly acclaimed Mama, Wangari’s Trees of Peace and The Librarian of Basra, which was an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a winner of the Bank Street College of Education’s Elora Stieglitz Straus Award.



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