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The Resource One hen : how one small loan made a big difference, written by Katie Smith Milway ; illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

One hen : how one small loan made a big difference, written by Katie Smith Milway ; illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

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One hen : how one small loan made a big difference
Title
One hen
Title remainder
how one small loan made a big difference
Statement of responsibility
written by Katie Smith Milway ; illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • One Hen is the latest title from the creators of If the World Were a Village, Tree of Life and One Well. It tells the story of Kojo, a young Ghanaian boy who uses a micro loan to buy a chicken, so he can sell the eggs to make money. Through hard work, Kojo soon earns enough to go back to school. He grows up to own his own farm, employing many people in his village and contributing to Ghana's development. The story illustrates how a small loan can have a huge impact on many people's lives if used in the right way. Striking artwork and House that Jack Built-style captions lead the reader through Kojo's progress. At the end of the book, the story of the real-life Kojo is told
  • 7 yrs+
Member of
Summary
Based on a true story, tells of how a poor Ghanaian boy buys a chicken through a community loan program, which eventually helps lift him, his mother, and his community out of poverty
Character
Award
  • Golden Oak Award (Ontario), 2010.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Children's/YA Literature Literature Award, 2009.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2009.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
277752
Cataloging source
SALS
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1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Milway, Katie Smith
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fernandes, Eugenie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
CitizenKid
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Loans
  • Farms
  • Sustainable development
  • Chickens
  • Ghana
Target audience
primary
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how one small loan made a big difference
Label
One hen : how one small loan made a big difference, written by Katie Smith Milway ; illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Control code
000044885225
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
31 p.
Isbn
9781408109816
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)263296804
Label
One hen : how one small loan made a big difference, written by Katie Smith Milway ; illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Control code
000044885225
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
31 p.
Isbn
9781408109816
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)263296804

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