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Fully illustrated in vibrant color.
ZAK THE YAK WITH BOOKS ON HIS BACK is an innovative and playful introduction to the concept of philanthropy written by John Wood, bestselling author of Leaving Microsoft to Change the World and founder of the educational non-profit Room to Read featured in the PBS documentary Half the Sky.
Based on a real yak that helped John distribute books and build schools and libraries for kids in Nepal, this is a rhyming celebration of the joy in helping others and the timeles gift of reading skill. Illustrated in vibrant color by the esteemed Nepalese illustrator, Abin Shrestha, the book includes a teacher's guide and additional resources and references.
Room to Read (www.roomtoread.org) believes world change starts with educated children. Introduce the kids you care about to the gift of giving back with this compelling children's book.
An innovative teaching resource for units in English Language Arts, Geography, Social Studies, Social Skills, introducing the concept of philanthropy to children and seasonal gift-giving.