My School in the Rain Forest

My School in the Rain Forest

How Children Attend School Around the World

Book - 2009
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Random House, Inc.
At a school that sits on the edge of the Sahara, students are learning to speak English from a teacher who stands in front of a Webcam in North America. These students are learning in a virtual classroom. In another part of the world, kids aren't waiting to ride the bus to school&;they are waiting to hop in a boat that will take them to a school that floats on a river. And some kids don't mind heights, especially those who attend a school on the slope of a mountain in the Himalayas, in one of the most remote corners of the earth. Margriet Ruurs contacted teachers and volunteers, many of whom took cameras in hand to photograph their schools and students. In this lively photo-essay, readers get to know students&;from the arid plains of southern Afghanistan to the rain forests of Guatemala&;who are pursuing their dreams of a brighter future.

Baker & Taylor
A lively photo-essay examines the many ways children across the globe learn, from a webcam near the Sahara desert to a school that floats on a river to a school high in the Himalayas. By the author of My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World.

Boyd Brew
At a school that sits on the edge of the Sahara, students are learning to speak English from a teacher who stands in front of a Webcam in North America. These students are learning in a virtual classroom. In another part of the world, kids aren't waiting to ride the bus to school—they are waiting to hop in a boat that will take them to a school that floats on a river. And some kids don't mind heights, especially those who attend a school on the slope of a mountain in the Himalayas, in one of the most remote corners of the earth. Margriet Ruurs contacted teachers and volunteers, many of whom took cameras in hand to photograph their schools and students. In this lively photo-essay, readers get to know students—from the arid plains of southern Afghanistan to the rain forests of Guatemala—who are pursuing their dreams of a brighter future.

Baker
& Taylor

Examines the different ways children learn around the world, including through a webcam near the Sahara desert, along a river in a school that floats, and high in the Himalayas at a nongovernmental community school.

Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781590786017
Branch Call Number: J 371 RUU
Characteristics: 31 p. : ill,

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