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A Life Like Mine

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After ten years of study and consultation, UNICEF, the premier organization devoted to the care and welfare of the world's children, published the results of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Using these tenets as a base, A Life Like Mine profiles children from all over the globe leading their lives in different and fascinating ways. The challenges of nations both developed and developing are revealed in the stories and photographs in this special volume. DK and UNICEF have combined their inspirational forces to provide remarkable insight into children's lives.

Synopsis:

In the bestselling tradition of "Children Just Like Me, " DK and UNICEF combine forces to provide a remarkable and inspirational look at the lives of children around the world. Based upon the mission of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this book shares the unique and uplifting stories of children from 180 countries. Full color.

About the Author

Created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1946 to help children after World War II in Europe, UNICEF was first known as the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. In 1953, UNICEF became a permanent part of the United Nations system, its task being to help children living in poverty in developing countries.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789488596
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Other:
UNICEF
Other:
UNICEF
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Foreword:
Belafonte, Harry
Author:
DK Publishing
Foreword:
Belafonte, Harry
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Children's rights
Subject:
Children's
Subject:
Juvenile materials
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Series Volume:
107-194
Publication Date:
October 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
127
Dimensions:
12.22x10.38x.60 in. 2.24 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , In the bestselling tradition of "Children Just Like Me, " DK and UNICEF combine forces to provide a remarkable and inspirational look at the lives of children around the world. Based upon the mission of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this book shares the unique and uplifting stories of children from 180 countries. Full color.
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