Manjhi Moves A Mountain by Nancy ChurninManjhi Moves A Mountain by Nancy Churnin

Manjhi Moves A Mountain

byNancy ChurninIllustratorDanny Popovici

Hardcover | September 11, 2017

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Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if their heart is big enough.
Nancy Churnin made her picture book debut with The William Hoy Story, How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game in March 2016 with Albert Whitman & Company. Her non-fiction picture books, Manjhi Moves a Mountain (Creston Books) and Making His Shot, How Charlie Gifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf (Albert Whitman & Company), will b...
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Title:Manjhi Moves A MountainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.75 × 0.38 inPublished:September 11, 2017Publisher:Creston BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939547342

ISBN - 13:9781939547347

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This book gives children valuable insight into another culture in a manner that promotes tolerance."Popovici's pen and watercolor illustrations capture this poignant quest beautifully. Popovici deftly employs colors as emotions to capture Manjhi's transformation into a legend. This story will serve as a beacon for children (and adults) looking to make a real difference in their own communities, even in the face of others' disbelief and doubt. Back matter also includes a way for readers to share their own experiences with the author and other readers. VERDICT A finely illustrated true story to encourage social emotional learning that belongs in most collections."