My Great-grandmother's Gourd

My Great-grandmother's Gourd

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Residents of a Sudanese village rejoice when a traditional water storage method is replaced by modern technology, but Fatima's grandmother knows there is no substitute for the reliability of the baobab tree.
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, c2000
ISBN: 9780531302842
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Krudop, Walter 1966-


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Dec 10, 2017

This book is amazing on so many levels! The art, the story, the characters! The story will make you weep. The wisdom of grandmothers can never be surpassed. And in a world slated to run out of drinkable water by 2025 there is an important lesson here. Love this book so much! A definite MUST READ!

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