Nasreen's Secret School

Nasreen's Secret School : A True Story from Afghanistan

Renowned picture book creator Jeanette Winter tells the story of a young girl in Afghanistan who attends a secret school for girls.

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

In 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.

  • For ages: 0-5
  • Format: Hardback | 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 229 x 279 x 13mm | 466g
  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2009
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Publication City/Country: New York, United States
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: f-c reflective
  • ISBN10: 1416994378
  • ISBN13: 9781416994374
  • Bestsellers rank: 86,612

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