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Video: Bangladeshi School Kids Receive First Storybook

December 2, 2009

Among the nomadic river peoples of Bangladesh, the students at Subornogram Schools had never seen a children’s book. So we asked each student to choose their favorite Bangla storybook, and then we gave it to them. Watch the video to see the kids receiving the books and take a minute to vote for your favorite storybook. Harold and the Purple Crayon currently has the lead, with 13 more days to go!

Related locations: Bangladesh
Related programs: Books for Asia

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