Children from Australia to Zimbabwe: A Photographic Journey Around the World

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Charlesbridge, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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These books are published in partnership with Shakti for Children which is dedicated to teaching children to value diversity and to grow into productive, caring citizens of the world. Shakti for Children is a program of The Global Fund for Children.

Meet children all over the world and learn about their home countries in this unique alphabet book.

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CHILDREN FROM AUSTRALIA TO ZIMBABWE: A Photographic Journey around the World

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

At first glance, this looks like an ABC book, but the alphabet plays a distant second to a combination gazetteer and cultural geography. Each of 26 countries is covered in a spread that includes a ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Maya Ajmera is the founder and president of The Global Fund for Children. She is the co-author of several Global Fund for Children books, including Children from Australia to Zimbabwe and Extraordinary Girls. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Marian Wright Edelman is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. She is the author of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours", and eight other books. She is the winner of many awards for her work, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, a Heinz Award, and a Niebuhr Award. In 2000, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Robert F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award for her writings. Edelman is a graduate of Spelman College and Yale Law School. She and her husband live in Washington, D.C., and have three children and four grandchildren.

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