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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 164
Themes: Africa, crafts, activism, AIDS
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2009
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Lacey Little Bird loves spending time with Kahasi, who is like a grandmother to her. When Lacey hears about a project to help grandmothers in Africa, she decides to raise money by selling beaded purses.

CM Magazine
"A story of remarkable courage and initiative in a young person who wanted to help others less fortunate."
Prairie Books Now
"Could it really happen? It's a question often posed by readers. Fictional stories need to have the ring of authenticity or readers, particularly young ones, likely won't read them. There will be no questions asked about [Lacey and the African Grandmothers]. which was inspired by a powerful real-life story."
Canadian Teacher
This is a story of remarkable courage and initiative in a young person who wanted to help others less fortunate.
Gender Equality Bookstore
This inspiring book is highly recommended.

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