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The banana-leaf ball : how play can change the world / Katie Smith Milway ; Shane W. Evans.

By: Milway, Katie Smith, 1960- [author.].
Contributor(s): Wyatt, Valerie [editor.] | Evans, Shane [illustrator.] | Roderick, Stacey [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: CitizenKid: Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9781771383318 ; 1771383313 .Subject(s): Soccer stories -- Juvenile fiction | Refugee camps -- Tanzania -- Juvenile fiction | Sports -- Social aspects -- Juvenile fiction | Soccer stories | Children and war -- Juvenile fiction | Refugee camps | Bullying | Children and warGenre/Form: Picture books. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Juvenile works. | Fiction. | Picture books for children. DDC classification: PIC MIL LOC classification: PZ7.M657 | Ban 2017Summary: "Separated from his family when they were forced to flee their home, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in Tanzania. With scarce resources at the camp, bullies have formed gangs to steal what they can, and a leader named Remy has begun targeting Deo. Then one day a coach gathers all the children to play soccer. Though Deo loves soccer and has even made his own ball out of banana leaves, he's unsure at first about joining in when he sees Remy on the field. But as Deo and the other boys get drawn into the game, everything begins to change. Their shared joy in playing provides the children --- including Remy --- with a sense of belonging."--Amazon.com
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"Edited by Valerie Wyatt and Stacey Roderick"--Copyright page.

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"Separated from his family when they were forced to flee their home, a young East African boy named Deo lives alone in the Lukole refugee camp in Tanzania. With scarce resources at the camp, bullies have formed gangs to steal what they can, and a leader named Remy has begun targeting Deo. Then one day a coach gathers all the children to play soccer. Though Deo loves soccer and has even made his own ball out of banana leaves, he's unsure at first about joining in when he sees Remy on the field. But as Deo and the other boys get drawn into the game, everything begins to change. Their shared joy in playing provides the children --- including Remy --- with a sense of belonging."--Amazon.com

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