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Digging for Words

author: Angela Burke Kunkel (2020)
illustrator: Paola Escobar
date read: 8 July 2021
rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

This was a gift from Ed for my 28th birthday.

It’s an illustrated story about José Alberto Gutiérrez, a Colombian garbage collector who would find discarded books in the wealthy neighbourhoods, and used them to create a library for the poorer neighbourhoods. Lovely story, lovely illustrations.

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