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Children and Peacemaking
Acker, Ruth et al
A guide for parents and teachers interested in cultivating a peacemaking approach in children. Provides references to resources for children, parents and teachers to help develop a constructive attitu...
A Children's Book Introduces German Kids to the True Story of Syrian Refugees
Martirosyan, Lucy
Germany has received more than 1 million refugees, mostly from Syria and Iraq. Despite supporters initially celebrating Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions, many Germans have begun voicing concerns abo...
Pay Cheques & Picket Lines: All About Unions in Canada
MacKay, Claire; Illustrated by Peters, Eric
A children's book which explains what unions are, how they came to be, and why they exist.
Toward a socialist future: Children's picture books after the Bolshevik Revolution
Scripps, Thomas
The Russian Revolution of 1917 was the defining event of the 20th century. Its influence extended across virtually every aspect of human society the world over. The scope for study of the revolution a...

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South Africa: Former Pharmacist Runs Children's Library Out of Shipping Container
Chaballa, Jeanette
Reporting on the work of Muzi Nkosi, a South African former pharmacist who runs a library for children.
In more innocent days, you could write about cocks and not be misunderstood
Tucker, Nicholas
The BBC has changed Titty for Tatty in a remake of Swallows and Amazons. Much children's literature is a hazard for double entendres.
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