This picture book tells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world s climate crisis using allegory to make this important topic accessible to young children.
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Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs Carman.
Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there s drink there s drunkenness But in every age and in every place drunkenness is a little bit different It can be religious, it can be sexual, it can be the duty of kings or the relief of peasants It can be an offering to the ancestors, or a
A must read Acemoglu and Robinson are intellectual heavyweights of the first rank erudite and fascinating Paul Collier, Guardian, on Why Nations FailBy the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, based on decades of research, this powerful new big picture framework explain
The first book to offer an in depth look at hidden Holland and the fascinating people that live there, Why the Dutch are Different is an entertaining book about a country unlike any other The Netherlands are a tiny nation that punch above their weight on the world stage, where prostitutes are entit
Named one of the best books of 2015 by The Economist Private Markets, Fashion Trends, Prison Camps, Dissenters and Defectors.North Korea is one of the most troubled societies on earth The country s 24 million people live under a violent dictatorship led by a single family, which relentlessly pu
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Finally, a moving immigrant story that looks at the larger contemporary refugee experience n nAn Iranian girl escapes to America as a child, but her father stays behind Over twenty years, as she transforms from confused immigrant to overachieving Westerner to sophisticated European transplant, daug
Today the Quran is used by some to justify war and acts of terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception The significance of Scripture may not be immediately obvious in our secular world, but its misunders
From birthdays to birth rates to how we perceive the passing of time, mathematical patterns shape our lives But for those of us who left math behind in high school, the numbers and figures hurled at us as we go about our days can sometimes leave us scratching our heads and feeling as if we re fumbl
English is the world language, except that most of the world doesn t speak it only one in five people does Dorren calculates that to speak fluently with half of the world s 7.4 billion people in their mother tongues, you would need to know no fewer than twenty languages He sets out to explore the