Fight to Learn

Fight to Learn

The Struggle to Go to School

Book - 2016
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This book highlights people such as Okello, a former child soldier in Uganda, who founded a school for children like himself whose education was derailed by war; Julia Bolton Holloway who realized that the only effective way to educate Roma children was to teach literacy to their parents at the same time; Shannen Koostachin, a passionate 13-year-old whose fight for the right of First Nations children to have proper schools endured even after her untimely death. These uplifting stories of people who were undeterred in their fight to bring education to children will leave young readers with excellent models of how to mobilize support when fighting for social justice.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press, 2016
ISBN: 9781554517978
Characteristics: 168 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm

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