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Real stories from street children around the world

by Robinson, Anthony, 1949 September 8-

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Hampton Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 305.23 ROB
Location  Hampton Community Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 305.23 ROB
 
 
Summary

This sensitive portrayal tells the real-life stories of six courageous children and their families who live and work on the streets in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Guatemala.ΓΏ These resourceful, resilient and optimistic children and families talk about their pasts, their present lives and their hopes for the future.

With colour photographs by the author, and illustrations, these poignant stories come from the author of the ground-breaking Refugee Diary series.

Books for Keeps review of Street Children - 5 stars

"These stories of the lives of six street children and two families ... are often heart-breakingly sad... But what shines through is the resilience and courage these young people show however difficult their circumstances."

Praise for the Refugee Diaries:

?"Truly remarkable" - Scholastic, Best Books ?

"...simply told and beautifully illustrated.... it will act as a springboard and provide stimulus for discussion on the plight of refugees throughout the world." - School Librarian ?

USBBY Outstanding International Books Scholastic Best Books of the Year

Scholastic Best Books of the Year

Additional Information
Subjects Street children -- Zimbabwe.
Street children -- Guatemala.
Street children -- Mozambique.
Zimbabwe -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Mozambique -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Guatemala -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Publisher London :2014
Other Titles Street children around the world
Contributors Allan, June, illustrator.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations, colour maps, colour portraits ; 28 cm
ISBN 9781847804341 (hardback)
1847804349 (hardback)
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