The Streets Are Free (Reprint - Back in Print)

Kurusa (Author) Monika Doppert (Illustrator)
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Description

This inspiring book is based on the true story of the children of the barrio of San Jose de la Urbina in Caracas, Venezuela. There are no parks where they live, and the children must play in the streets. They ask the mayor for an empty lot to build a playground, but all they get are campaign promises. They know that they are the only ones who will make something happen, so they get their friends and family involved until the whole barrio unites to create a space of their own.

Product Details

Price
$11.95  $10.99
Publisher
Annick Press
Publish Date
February 01, 1995
Pages
48
Dimensions
8.08 X 0.21 X 8.87 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781550373707
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About the Author

Founded in 1975, Annick Press is a leading Canadian publisher of books for children of all ages. Best known as the publisher of Robert Munsch's classic picture books, Annick has expanded its publishing program to include cutting edge books for young adults and innovative non-fiction. Annick's epithet of "Excellence and Innovation in Children's Literature, " stands behind every book they publish.

Reviews

Creative, unrelenting characters ... a realistic, hearty, not-to-be missed read. A community action inspiring story for people everywhere.
It is a story of self-reliance and what can be accomplished with commitment and energy. A great story!
A heartwarming story which can be understood by young urbanites. It is a story of self-reliance and what can be accomplished with commitment and energy. A great story! With creative, unrelenting characters, The Streets are Free is a realistic, hearty, not-to-be missed read. A community action inspiring story for people everywhere.