Running Shoes

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Zero to Ten, Sep 1, 2007 - Cambodia - 32 pages
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When Sophy is given a pair of running shoes her life changes forever - because now she can go to school. This sensitive and warm story is of a young girl's desire for knowledge andher one chance to attain it.
 

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User Review  - epoche - LibraryThing

Sophy and her Mom were poor and lived in a village where there was no doctor, hospital or school. Sophy's dad recently passed away and the number's man came around the village to count the people ... Read full review

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User Review  - ginaolivas - LibraryThing

Summary: The story is about a young girl who lives in a remote town and she is unable to go to school because it is too far away to walk barefoot. One day she receives a pair of tennis shoes as a gift ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Frederick Lipp is the author of several picture books, including The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh (Holiday House), a Notable Book for a Global Society (IRA). He is also founder and president of the Cambodian Arts and Scholarship Foundation. Fred lives in Whitefield, Maine.

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