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The Resource Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood

Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood

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Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
Title
Creating Room to Read
Title remainder
a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
Statement of responsibility
John Wood
Title variation
Room to Read
Title variation remainder
a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive's quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books. He strived to bring the lessons of the corporate world to the nonprofit sector--and succeeded spectacularly. Now, he explains his vision and the story of his startup
Summary
Traces the story of a former Microsoft executive who founded the Room to Read nonprofit organization, which builds libraries for poor children throughout the world, describing the challenges presented by the recent economic collapse
Tone
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10167394
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DLC
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1964 Jan. 29-
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Wood, John
Dewey number
374.0124
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Wood, John
  • Room to Read (Organization)
  • Literacy programs
  • Literacy programs
  • Education
  • Education
  • Nepal
Target audience
adult
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a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
Label
Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Ten years, ten thousand libraries! -- Bold goals attract bold people -- A kilogram of gold -- The lottery of life -- Blame it on Bahundanda -- Helping others help themselves: the challenge grant-model -- GSD: building a world-class team -- The tsunami: one year after -- "No Range Rovers": the war on overhead -- Searching for Seuss -- Baby fish goes to school -- Sleepless in Siem Reap -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has disappeared" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X -- Now departing for Cambodia: literacy one -- Frantic footsteps in the night -- The world's tallest fund-raising thermometer -- Whose version of the future will win? -- Boat to read -- "If you cannot read, school can be a torture" -- "Three completely pregnant cows" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
Control code
000050503205
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780670025985
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Lccn
2012019125
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)794838386
Label
Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Ten years, ten thousand libraries! -- Bold goals attract bold people -- A kilogram of gold -- The lottery of life -- Blame it on Bahundanda -- Helping others help themselves: the challenge grant-model -- GSD: building a world-class team -- The tsunami: one year after -- "No Range Rovers": the war on overhead -- Searching for Seuss -- Baby fish goes to school -- Sleepless in Siem Reap -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has disappeared" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X -- Now departing for Cambodia: literacy one -- Frantic footsteps in the night -- The world's tallest fund-raising thermometer -- Whose version of the future will win? -- Boat to read -- "If you cannot read, school can be a torture" -- "Three completely pregnant cows" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
Control code
000050503205
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780670025985
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Lccn
2012019125
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)794838386

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