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When Children Play The Story of Right to Play

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ISBN-10: 1554551544

ISBN-13: 9781554551545

Edition: 2011

Authors: Gina McMurchy-Barber

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An orphaned girl in a Ugandan refugee camp. A former child soldier in the Sudan. When survival is the priority, something as simple and normal as play seems to be a luxury that these children can do without. But Right to Play is changing that perception. Founded in 2000 by Norwegian Olympic medalist Johann Olav Koss, Right to Play begins at the grassroots community level, using sports and games to teach at-risk and underprivileged children around the world important values like self-esteem, empathy, and peace. Award winning author Gina McMurchy-Barber presents the history of this organization as well as the people who are involved in it - from the children, to their community leaders, to…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Trifolium Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 56
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Gina McMurchy-Barber is the recipient of the Governor General's Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History. Her YA novel Free as a Bird was nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award and her books have been nominated for the Silver Birch, the Willow Award, and the VOYA Top Shelf Award. Gina lives in Surrey, British Columbia.

Let's Play
How the Red Ball Got Rolling
The Right To Play Team
Playing the Game
A Team Anyone Can Join
Becoming a Team Member
Glossary
Index
Resources
References