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Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy / John Wood.

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Author/Creator:
Wood, John, 1964 January 29-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
New York : Viking, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 290 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: ten years, ten thousand libraries!
  • Bold goals attract bold people
  • A kilogram of gold
  • The lottery of life
  • Blame it on Bahundanda
  • Helping others help themselves: the challenge grant model
  • GSD: building a world class team
  • The tsunami: one year after
  • "No Range Rovers": the war on overhead
  • Searching for Seuss
  • Baby fish goes to school
  • Betrayal, theft, and sleepless nights
  • "I was in grade two when our school was burned down"
  • "Sorry, but your money has been stolen"
  • "We picked up the phone to call for help"
  • Nine books last night
  • On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams
  • Mr. X and Mr. Zilch
  • Now departing for Cambodia: literacy one
  • Frantic footsteps in the night
  • The world's tallest fund-raising thermometer
  • "Whose version of the future will win?"
  • Boat to read
  • "If you cannot read, school can be a torture"
  • "With smiling face, my three cows are completely pregnant"
  • Mr. Poet and Miss Library.
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ISBN:
9780670025985
0670025984

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