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Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 118
Themes: Peace movement, activism
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2008
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Yeny and her family have escaped from the violence in their mountain village in Colombia. But still there are armed men who have kidnapped her uncle and bullies at school. Yeny and her friends organize a peace carnival and a national vote for peace.

CM Magazine
"This book is a must-read for young people everywhere... Yeny and the Children for Peace is highly readable in style, authentic in detail and tough to put down. Highly recommended."
Children's Bookwatch
A moving story that will motivate children, highly recommended.

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Book of the Month on Paper Tigers website  | 2009 | Commended

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