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publisher: Second Story Press

Yeny and the Children for Peace

by Michelle Mulder

tagged: values & virtues, self-esteem & self-reliance
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edition:Paperback
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published: Sep 2008
ISBN:9781897187456
publisher: Second Story Press
Description

Yeny and her family have escaped from the violence in their mountain village in Colombia. But still there are armed men who have kidnapped her uncle and bullies at school. Yeny and her friends organize a peace carnival and a national vote for peace.

About the Author

Michelle Mulder is the founding author of and has written numerous titles in the Orca Footprints series, including Pedal It!, Every Last Drop, Trash Talk and Home Sweet Neighborhood. She has also written several works of fiction including The Vegetable Museum and Not a Chance. Michelle lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
8 to 12
Grade:
3 to 8
Awards
  • Commended, Book of the Month on Paper Tigers website
Editorial Reviews

Highly readable in style, authentic in detail and tough to put down. The fiction-based-on-fact approach, which uses a lively young character to whom preteens will easily relate, is a perfect way to engage interest and initiate discussion.

— CM Magazine

A moving story that will motivate children, highly recommended.

— Children's Bookwatch

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