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Free the Children: A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves That Children Can Change the World

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Here is the dramatic and moving story of one child's transformation from a normal, middle-class kid from the suburbs to an activist, fighting against child labor on the world stage of international human rights.

Making headlines around the globe, Graig Keilburger and his organization, Free the Children, which he founded at the age of twelve, have brought unprecedented attention to the worldwide abuse of children's rights. Free the Childrenis a passionate and astounding story and a moving testament to the power that children and young adults have to change the world, as witnessed through the achievements of one remarkable young man.

About the Author

Craig Keilburger has received the Roosevelt Freedom Medal (with Free the Children) and the State of the World Forum Award. He is Ambassador to the Children's Embassy in Sarajevo and was named a Global Leader of Tomorrow at the 1998 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He has also received Canada's Governor General's Award for Meritorious Service. Free the Children is Craig Keilburger's first book. He lives with his family in Canada.Kevin Major received the Vicky Metcalf Award for a body of work inspirational to youth. He lives in Newfoundland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060930653
Subtitle:
A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves that Children Can Change the World
With:
Major, Kevin
Author:
Major, K
Author:
Kielburger, Craig
Author:
evin
Author:
by Craig Kielburger and Kevin Major
Author:
Major, Kevin
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Children's Studies
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
International
Subject:
Employment
Subject:
Human Rights
Subject:
Children's rights
Subject:
Social reformers
Subject:
Child labor
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Science & Technology - Astronomy
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
no. 6
Publication Date:
19991117
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from PreS to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.04x5.28x.82 in. .57 lbs.
Age Level:
from 3 to 6

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