The banana-leaf ball : how play can change the world / [written by] Katie Smith Milway ; [illustrated by] Shane W. Evans.
- 11 of 12 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
- 4 of 4 copies available at Kershaw County Library System.
0 current holds with 12 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kershaw - Bethune Library||J Milway (Text)||33255003409209||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Kershaw - Bookmobile||J Milway (Text)||33255003409191||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Kershaw - Camden Library||J Milway (Text)||33255003409217||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
|Kershaw - Elgin Library||J Milway (Text)||33255003409225||Juvenile Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781771383318 (hc)
- Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, map ; 31 cm.
- Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2017.
|Summary, etc.:|| "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."--Amazon.com
|Target Audience Note:|| Ages 4-8.
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|Genre:||Picture books for children.