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Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy / John Wood.
- ISBN: 9780670025985 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 0670025984 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: 290 p.,  p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Viking, 2013.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
- 10 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Haverhill Public Library. (Show preferred library)
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Collection||Status||Due Date|
|Haverhill Public Library||374.0124/Wood J (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Burlington Public Library||374.0124 WOO (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Chelmsford Main Library||372.4/Wood (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Flint Memorial Library||374.0124 WOO (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Groton Public Library||Work & School - 374.0124 WOO (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Ipswich Public Library||379.24 Wood (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Memorial Hall Library||374 Woo (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Pollard Memorial Library||374.012 WOO (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Reuben Hoar Library||374.0124 Woo (Text)||Stacks||Available||-|
|Topsfield Town Library||374.0124 Wood (Text)||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
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