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Stones of hope how African activists reclaim human rights to challenge global poverty by Lucie White

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Lucie E. White and Jeremy Perelman ; with a foreword by Jeffrey D. Sachs and Lisa E. Sachs
SeriesStanford studies in human rights, Stanford studies in human rights
LC ClassificationsJC599.A36 S76 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423760M
ISBN 109780804769198, 9780804769204
LC Control Number2010030289

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Five Smooth Stones: Hope's Diary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the first diary in a projected series of books that will follow the adventures of nine-year-old Hope, her family, and friends as they live through the American Revolution.   A Stone of Hope is more than an incredible coming-of-age story; told with a degree of candor that requires the deepest courage, it is also a rallying cry. No one is who they are going to be—or capable of being—at sixteen. A Stone of Hope is an inspiring challenge for every American. About the Author Jim St. Germain is the cofounder of Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow (PLOT), a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring to at-risk youth; and a board member with the National Juvenile Defender Center/5(48). My America: Five Smooth Stones: Hope's Diary, Philadelphia, Book One, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania By Kristiana Gregory. Grades. Genre. Fiction. As tensions rise between the Tories and Patriots in , Hope's life becomes more and more confusing.

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