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The Resource Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood

Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood

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Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
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Creating Room to Read
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a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
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John Wood
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Title
Creating Room to Read
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Summary
Traces the story of a former Microsoft executive who founded the Room to Read nonprofit organization, which builds libraries for poor children throughout the world, describing the challenges presented by the recent economic collapse
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10167394
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DLC
Dewey number
374/.0124
Index
index present
LC call number
LC158.A2
LC item number
W66 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
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John Wood
Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
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Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
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Includes index
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Contents
Introduction: ten years, ten thousand libraries! -- Bold goals attract bold people -- A kilogram of gold -- The lottery of life -- Blame it on Bahundanda -- Helping others help themselves: the challenge grant model -- GSD: building a world class team -- The tsunami: one year after -- "No Range Rovers": the war on overhead -- Searching for Seuss -- Baby fish goes to school -- Betrayal, theft, and sleepless nights -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has been stolen" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X and Mr. Zilch -- Now departing for Cambodia: literacy one -- Frantic footsteps in the night -- The world's tallest fund-raising thermometer -- "Whose version of the future will win?" -- Boat to read -- "If you cannot read, school can be a torture" -- "With smiling face, my three cows are completely pregnant" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
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ocn794838386
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Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780670025985
Lccn
2012019125

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