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One hen : how one small loan made a big difference

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Kids Can Press, Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY, p.32 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3613 .I59197 O54 2008 F

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8374913

Keywords:

Africa--Economic conditions--1960- --Juvenile fiction, Africa--Social conditions--1960- --Juvenile fiction, Borrowing and lending--Fiction, Chickens--Fiction, Communities--Juvenile fiction, Ghana--Fiction, Loans--Fiction, Microfinance--Africa--Juvenile fiction, Picture books for children, Poverty--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Based on a true story, tells of how a poor Ghanaian boy buys a chicken through a community loan program, which eventually helps lift him, his mother, and his community out of poverty.

Notes:

Lexile measure 810; ages 7-12; book level 4.6