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The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a Can
Author: Tererai Trent

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780670016549
Format: Hardback
Pages: 40
Dims (mm): 228 x 279
Pub Date: 11-01-16
Pub Country: United States
Condition: NEW

All Tererai ever wanted was an education. But in Zimbabwe, education for girls was hatigone - impossible. So Tererai taught herself to read and write with her brother's schoolbooks and solved math problems while watching cattle graze. When Tererai became a wife and mother at a very young age, she wrote her goals on a scrap of paper and buried them in a can - an ancient ritual that reminded Tererai that she couldn't give up on her dreams. Today, Dr. Tererai Trent holds four advanced degrees and is the founder of Tererai Trent International, a charitable organisation that creates educational opportunities for girls and women in sub-Saharan Africa. Tererai's remarkable story and award-winning illustrator Jan Spivey Gilchrist's graceful watercolours will inspire young readers everywhere.

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