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Yeny and the Children for Peace

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Yeny and her friends decide to fight against the violence in Colombia not by using guns, but by holding a vote for peace. Yeny's family has escaped from the violence in their mountain village in Colombia to live with cousins in the city. Yeny knows all
ebook, 128 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Second Story Press
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Katie Day
Fictionalized account of how the children of Colombia rallied together for peace and the rights of all children -- in 1996.
Jul 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Using Yeny to explore the way children can take an active role as participants in the social world in my course - this is part of a great series from Toronto's Second Story Press - the Kids' Power series - I am pairing this with Janet Wilson's Shannen and the dream for a School
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Michelle Mulder is a Canadian children's author. She loves writing about kids who seize life's opportunities, and she tries to do the same in her own life. Some of her favourite adventures have included helping to dig a water pipeline in the Dominican Republic, backpacking through Argentina with her husband, and riding a hot air balloon through a Cappadocian valley in Turkey. She lives with her hu ...more
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