Summary: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin illustrates a true story about the author, Greg Mortenson, and his journey to spread peace in the Middle East by building public schools for children. Mortenson firsts starts his journey by promising a nurmadhar, a chief, of a village that he would build a school for their children. This book shows the perpetual friendships Mortenson forged during his trips and demonstrates the distinctive culture and daily life style of the people in Pakistan.
Why I picked it up: To be honest, I was required to pick a book for the enrichment reading program and one of books that was on the list of appropriate books was Three Cups of Tea.
Why I kept reading: I kept reading this book because it was very inspirational and it provided me a window to see the different cultures and lifestyles of people living in Pakistan. And also because I wanted to pass World Core.
Who I would give it to next: I would recommend this book to everyone especially for those who are interested about life and culture in Pakistan and for those who want to make a difference in the world.
Reviewed by Joycelyn H.