Three Cups of Tea

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Penguin, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 209 pages
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This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg’s twelve-year-old daughter, Amira, who has traveled with her father as an advocate for the Pennies for Peace program for children.
 
  

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User Review  - geniemagik - LibraryThing

This is a good book for young people. A lovely story that isn't 100% true it is great to discuss on many levels. It is interesting to include a discussion of a more accurate version of what really ... Read full review

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I am generally more of a visual than auditory learner and I will say that this book actually kept my attention while I was listening to it. It is a very impressive story about working with a culture ... Read full review

Contents

Failure
1
The Wrong Side of the River
7
Im Going to Build You a School
14
Growing Up
19
580 Letters One Check
27
Hard Way Home
31
Korphe at Last
40
A Bridge Before a School
44
Haji Alis Lesson
75
A Smile Should Be More Than a Memory
84
A Picture
93
New Schoolsand More
98
Running from War
107
Too Much to Do
113
A Village Called New York
120
Afghanistan
129

Hunting Ibex
48
Building Bridges
55
Six Days
60
Beginnings
67
The First Educated Women in Korphe
139
Stones into Schools
147
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About the author (2009)

Greg Mortenson is the director of the Central Asia Institute. A resident of Montana, he spends several months of the year in Pakistan and Afghanistan.


David Oliver Relin is a contributing editor for Parade magazine and Skiing magazine. He has won more than forty national awards for his work as a writer and editor.