Friday, March 18, 2011

Book Review: The #Glass #Collector

CBBC - Newsround - Book Review: The Glass Collector:
Detail from book jacket- The Glass Collector

"A powerful tale of hardship and adventure set in the rubbish dumps of Cairo, told by Aaron, a 15-year-old boy who makes a living by collecting broken glass and stealing.

Aaron is one of the Zabbaleen, the garbage people who collect rubbish from the streets of Cairo and sort it for recycling."

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