The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams In A Can

The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams in a CanThis book is based on the author’s true story. As a young girl, she dreamed of going to school. It was a challenge for her to achieve her dream because in her country Rhodesia, current Zimbabwe, girls do not receive any formal education. This picture book is filled with watercolor illustrations and moving text that describes how she achieved her dream of earning three degrees. The author  shares her talents as an educator and humanitarian with her village and other communities around the world.  ema
Title: The Girl Who Buried Her Dreams In A Can
Author: Dr. Tererai Trent
Illustrator
: Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Publisher
: Penguin
Copyright
: 2015
Original Language
: English
ISBN: 978-0-670-01654-9
Hardcover pages
: 40
Age range: 6-8
Genre
: Nonfiction Picture Book
Book setting
: Zimbabwe
Author’s ethnicity
: Zimbabwean
Author’s residence
: Zimbabwe and California
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: African American
Illustrator’s residence
: Chicago
Subjects: Africa, Communities, Girls Education, Dreams, Education, Villages

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