Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Greg Mortenson stumbled, lost and delirious, into a remote Himalayan village after a failed climb up K2. The villagers saved his life, and he vowed to return and build them a school. The remarkable story of his promise kept is now perfect for reading aloud. Told in the voice of Korphe’s children, this story illuminates the humanity and culture of a relevant and distant part of the world in gorgeous collage, while sharing a riveting example of how one person can change thousands of lives.

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I love this story due to its flawless illustrations. - Goodreads
Beautiful collage style illustrations. - Goodreads
Or perhaps a stronger writer should have taken it on. - Goodreads
The artwork is also very cool. - Goodreads
The paper cut illustrations are incredible. - Goodreads
The artwork in the book was beautiful. - Goodreads

Review: Listen to the Wind: the Story of Dr. Greg & Three Cups of Tea

User Review  - Allison Henckel - Goodreads

I love this story due to its flawless illustrations. They are beautifully textured and embedded with cultural significance. The Korphe children wear unique garments that are wonderfully depicted ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leanne Ellis - Goodreads

3 and a half stars. This is an excellent introduction for students running a Pennies for Peace program. I am so glad they created this book, which just came out on January 22, 2009. It is appropriate ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute, Pennies For Peace, and co-author of New York TimesbestsellerThree Cups of Teawhich was TimeMagazine Asia Book of the Year. Mortenson has established over 61 schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, which provide education to over 25,000 children. He survived an eightday armed kidnapping, escaped a fi refi ght with feuding Afghan warlords, has overcome two fatwehs, endured CIA investigations, and also received hate mail and death threats from fellow Americans for helping Muslim children with education. While not overseas half the year, Mortenson lives in Bozeman, Montana, with his wife, Dr. Tara Bishop, a clinical psychologist, and two children.

Susan L. Roth lives in Whitestone, New York.

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