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Part 1: Read Girl in Translation
with Primary Source
Engage with this comingofage story through
a live, online discussion on December 1st
at 4:00 p.m. EST with author Jean Kwok and
readers from around the world.
Part 2: Read a Book. Give a Book.
Read a free online children’s book at We Give
Books and your efforts will help give a free
hardcover or paperback book to children in Asia.
GLOBAL READ: GI RL I N TRANSLATI ON
for more information and to register!
Mark your calendar:
Thursday, December 1st, 2011
4:00 5:00 p.m. EST
The Queen of Water is a coming-of-age
novel that tells of the life of an indigenous
Ecuadorian girl who works as a servant for
a mestizo family. Based on the true story of
María Virginia Farinango, The Queen of Water
explores universal themes of identity, family,
adolescence, and resilience.
Selectedasan ALA-YALSABestFiction forYoung
Adults Book, a School Library Journal Best Book
of 2011, and an Américas Award Honorable
Mention, this novel is appropriate for grades 7
We encourage you to read this book with your
colleagues, students, and community and
then join us for the Global Read discussion in
Gl obal Read: The Queen of Wat er
Visit www.primarysource.org/queenofwater for
more information and to register!
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Join Primary Source and readers from around the world for a
live, online discussion with author Laura Resau
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST
Primary Source is a non-profit organization that educates K-12 teachers about world histories, diverse cultures, and global issues.
Through in-depth courses, teaching materials, and international study tours, we help teachers gain the knowledge and tools they
need to prepare students to thrive in today’s interconnected world.