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Selavi, That Is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope

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The true story of Selavi (andldquo;that is lifeandrdquo;), a small boy who finds himself homeless on the streets of Haiti. He finds other street children who share their food and a place to sleep. Together they proclaim a message of hope through murals and radio programs. Now in paper, this beautifully illustrated story is supplemented with photographs of Haitian children working and playing together, plus an essay by Edwidge Danticat. Included in the 2005 ALA Notable Childrenandrsquo;s Book List and the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List.

Youme Landowne is an artist and activist who has worked with communities in Kenya, Japan, Haiti, and Cuba to make art that honors personal and cultural wisdom. She makes her home in Brooklyn, New York, and rides her bike everywhere.

Synopsis:

On the streets of Haiti, a homeless child learns the meaning of family, solidarity and hope.

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Cultural Studies. Children's literature. Caribbean studies. The true story of Selavi (that is life), a small boy who finds himself homeless on the streets of Haiti, and learns the meaning of family, solidarity, and hope. Now in paperback, this beautiful illustrated story is supplemented with photographs of Haitian children working and playing together, plus and essay by Edwidge Danticat. Included in the 2005 ALA Notable Children's Book List and the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List.

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This ALA Notable book, now in paperback, tells the true story of Selavi, a small boy who finds himself homeless on the streets of Haiti. He finds other street children who share their food and a place to sleep. Together they proclaim a message of hope through murals and radio programs. Full color.

About the Author

Youme is an artist and activist. Since her parents felt that she was a collaboration on their part, they named her You-Me in celebration of that fact. Youme was born in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, but grew up mostly in Miami, Florida. She has worked with communities and individuals to make art which honors personal and cultural wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780938317951
Author:
Landowne, Youme
Publisher:
Cinco Puntos Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
People & Places - Other
Subject:
Street children
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Haiti
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Homelessness and Poverty
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 Color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.1 in 5.5 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
09-12

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On the streets of Haiti, a homeless child learns the meaning of family, solidarity and hope.
"Synopsis" by , Cultural Studies. Children's literature. Caribbean studies. The true story of Selavi (that is life), a small boy who finds himself homeless on the streets of Haiti, and learns the meaning of family, solidarity, and hope. Now in paperback, this beautiful illustrated story is supplemented with photographs of Haitian children working and playing together, plus and essay by Edwidge Danticat. Included in the 2005 ALA Notable Children's Book List and the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List.
"Synopsis" by , This ALA Notable book, now in paperback, tells the true story of Selavi, a small boy who finds himself homeless on the streets of Haiti. He finds other street children who share their food and a place to sleep. Together they proclaim a message of hope through murals and radio programs. Full color.
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