Monthly archive for March 2012

The Night is Long (Easy Reader 2)

First-person drama about Shapur, an only child. His father died early and his widowed mother falls into despair. She is rescued by Zenab, a neighbour, who reminds her of the saying: “The night is long but God is kind”. Shapur learns to read and also becomes a good cook.

Published in 1999
Dari Script
26 pages
8.5″ x 5.5″ [size] Cover, Card
ISBN 969-8343-06-7

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Teeth (Dari reader)

Shows the benefits of having good teeth, and describes the best ways to keep them healthy.

Published in 2001
Dari Script
16 pages
8.5″ x 5.5″ [size] Cover, Card
ISBN 969-8343-17-2

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Teacher’s Guide (to Let’s Become Literate)

Chapter by chapter, this book (in Dari script) helps literacy teachers present simple reading and writing concepts  to their adult students in clear and helpful ways.

To accompany Let’s Become Literate and the three ‘Easy Readers’.

Published 2000
50 pages
9.7″ x 7.2″ [size] Paperback
ISBN 969-8343-14-8

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Asad and Nasim (Easy Reader 1)

Asad and Nasim are brothers who work together in the fields. Nasim can read but Asad cannot, so Nasim teaches Asad to become literate. Nasim also teaches his wife Nasrin to read.

Published in 1999
Dari Script
12 pages
8.5″ x 5.5″ [size] Cover, Card
ISBN 969-8343-08-3

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Cooking (Dari reader)

Shapur is now head cook and teaches his apprentice Salim food preparation and hygiene.  Keeping personally clean is also very important.

Simple recipes are included.

Published in 2001
Dari Script
42 pages
8.5″ x 5.5″ [size] Cover, Card
ISBN 969-8343-16-4

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Let’s Be Literate

Illustrated with simple pictures, this basic primer follows Laubach’s proven method of helping adults become literate. Tens of thousands of these books have been used throughout Afghanistan with great results.

Published in 1998
Dari Script
72 pages
9.7″ x 7.2″ [size] Plastic Covered Card
ISBN 969-8343-03-2

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