Results for: katie milway

Below is a list of 5 the books by this author.

Book cover of 1 HEN - HOW A SMALL LOAN MADE A BIG DIFF
1 HEN - HOW A SMALL LOAN MADE A BIG DIFF
By: katie milway | Published: February 2008

Inspired by true events, One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for...

Inspired by true events, One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for many. After his father died, Kojo had to quit school to help his mother collect firewood to sell at the market. When his mother receives a loan from some village families, she gives a little money to her son. With this tiny loan, Kojo buys a hen. A year later, Kojo has built up a flock of 25 hens. With his earnings Kojo is able to return to school. Soon Kojo's farm grows to become the largest in the region. Kojo's story is inspired by the life of Kwabena Darko, who as a boy started a tiny poultry farm just like Kojo's, which later grew to be the largest in Ghana, and one of the largest in west Africa. Kwabena also started a trust that gives out small loans to people who cannot get a loan from a bank. One Hen shows what happens when a little help makes a big difference. The final pages of One Hen explain the microloan system and include a list of relevant organizations for children to explore. One Hen is part of CitizenKid: A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.

Theme: Character Education, Citizen Kid Series

  • ISBN
    9781554530281
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Social Studies - Issues (economic, Political And Social)
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Book cover of BANANA-LEAF BALL - HOW PLAY CAN CHANGE
BANANA-LEAF BALL - HOW PLAY CAN CHANGE
By: katie milway | Published: April 2017

Separated from his family when they were forced to flee their home, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in...

Separated from his family when they were forced to flee their home, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in Tanzania. With scarce resources at the camp, bullies have formed gangs to steal what they can, and a leader named Remy has begun targeting Deo. Then one day a coach gathers all the children to play soccer. Though Deo loves soccer and has even made his own ball out of banana leaves, he's unsure at first about joining in when he sees Remy on the field. But as Deo and the other boys get drawn into the game, everything begins to change. Their shared joy in playing provides the children --- including Remy --- with a sense of belonging. ?Ball by ball, practice by practice, children who were once afraid of each other laugh together,? the book explains, and ?no one feels so alone anymore.? Based on a true story, Katie Smith Milway's inspiring tale shows how a desperate situation can be improved by finding common ground through play. It provides a perfect starting point for discussing the social justice issues surrounding the growing number of refugees worldwide. Award-winning Shane W. Evans's artwork powerfully and poignantly personalizes for children the experience of refugees. Furthermore, the book examines the value of using sports to build pro-social behavior, particularly as it relates to bullying. By depicting characters who change and evolve over the course of the story, kids of all backgrounds and experiences will find something positive to relate to. The back matter contains information about the ?real? Deo, instructions for games that build trust and inclusion through play, and suggestions for how to support play-based nonprofit organizations.

Theme: Social Justice , Citizen Kid Series

  • ISBN
    9781771383318
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Social Studies - Issues (economic, Political And Social)
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Book cover of GOOD GARDEN
GOOD GARDEN
By: katie milway | Published: September 2010

After Maria Duartes' father leaves the farm to find work and she must plant next year's crop, her teacher instructs her on how to terrace the land...

After Maria Duartes' father leaves the farm to find work and she must plant next year's crop, her teacher instructs her on how to terrace the land and use compose to improve her garden so that her family can have enough food for the coming year.

Theme: Activism, Diversity, Advanced Picture Book, Citizen Kid Series

  • ISBN
    9781554534883
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Social Studies - Issues (economic, Political And Social)
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Book cover of MIMI'S VILLAGE
MIMI'S VILLAGE
By: katie milway | Published: August 2012

After Mimi's sister almost dies from drinking dirty water, Mimi and her family begin a series of measures to make their village a healthier place,...

After Mimi's sister almost dies from drinking dirty water, Mimi and her family begin a series of measures to make their village a healthier place, including such things as boiling water, using bed nets, getting vaccinations, and eating better food.

Theme: Social Justice , Big Ideas, Citizen Kid Series

  • ISBN
    9781554537228
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Social Studies - Issues (economic, Political And Social)
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Book cover of UNIS PAR LE JEU - COMMENT LE SOCCER
UNIS PAR LE JEU - COMMENT LE SOCCER
By: katie milway | Published: May 2017

See below for English description. Séparé de sa famille, Deo vit dans un camp de réfugiés au nord-ouest de la Tanzanie....

See below for English description. Séparé de sa famille, Deo vit dans un camp de réfugiés au nord-ouest de la Tanzanie. Il adore jouer au soccer, mais il n'a pas de ballon. Grâce à son ingéniosité, il en fabrique un avec des feuilles de bananier. Un jour, un entraîneur arrive au camp et rassemble les enfants pour une partie de soccer. Deo n'est pas rassuré, car il y a un intimidateur dans son équipe, celui qui s'en prend toujours à lui. Mais le plaisir du jeu et l'esprit d'équipe viendront à bout des tensions, et de cette joie partagée naîtra un sentiment d'appartenance réconfortant et réconciliateur. Inspiré d'une histoire vraie, le récit de Katie Smith Milway démontre comment le jeu peut unir les jeunes et les aider à s'accepter les uns les autres. Ce récit est un excellent point de départ pour aborder le thème de la justice sociale dans le monde.   Separated from his family, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in Tanzania. With scarce resources at the camp, bullies have formed gangs to steal what they can, and a leader named Remy has begun targeting Deo. Then one day a coach gathers all the children to play soccer. Though Deo loves soccer and has even made his own ball out of banana leaves, he's unsure at first about joining in when he sees Remy on the field. But as Deo and the other boys get drawn into the game, everything begins to change. Their shared joy in playing provides the children-including Remy-with a sense of belonging. Based on a true story, Katie Smith Milway's inspiring tale shows how a desperate situation can be improved by finding common ground through play. It provides a perfect starting point for discussing the social justice issues surrounding the growing number of refugees worldwide. Original title: The Banana-Leaf Ball: How Play Can Change the World

  • ISBN
    9781443159647
  • Binding
    Paperback French
  • Category
    French Social Studies K - 12
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