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Three Cups of Tea: (Young Reader Edition)
Author: Greg Mortenson

ISBN: 9780142414125
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1 February 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 12.7 x 1.91
Description:
This young reader's edition of Greg Mortenson's book has been adapted by Sarah Thomson for children aged 12 years and over.

With the first cup of tea, you are a stranger. With the second ...a friend. With the third cup of tea, you are family. One day Greg Mortenson set out to climb K2 - the world's second highest mountain - in honour of his younger sister, but things went wrong and Greg became lost. He wandered into a poor village, where the chief and his people took him in. Moved by their kindness, Greg promised to return and build a school for the children.

This is the remarkable story of how Greg built not one but more than sixty schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and how he has dedicated his life to promoting literacy, peace and understanding.

About the Author

Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of the non-profit organizations, the Central Asia Institute and Pennies for Peace (www.penniesforpeace.org). He has established many schools in rural and often volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and has survived an armed kidnapping, endured CIA investigations and overcome de...

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