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Banana-Leaf Ball How Play Can Change the World

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ISBN-10: 1771383313

ISBN-13: 9781771383318

Edition: 2017

Authors: Katie Smith Milway, Shane W. Evans

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Separated from his family when they were forced to flee their home, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in Tanzania. With scarce resources at the camp, bullies have formed gangs to steal what they can, and a leader named Remy has begun targeting Deo. Then one day a coach gathers all the children to play soccer. Though Deo loves soccer and has even made his own ball out of banana leaves, he's unsure at first about joining in when he sees Remy on the field. But as Deo and the other boys get drawn into the game, everything begins to change. Their shared joy in playing provides the children --- including Remy --- with a sense of belonging. ?Ball by ball,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date: 4/4/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 9.37" wide x 12.37" long x 0.37" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English