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The Resource Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood

Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood

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Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
Title
Creating Room to Read
Title remainder
a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
Statement of responsibility
John Wood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The inspirational story of a former Microsoft executive's quest to build libraries around the world and share the love of books. He strived to bring the lessons of the corporate world to the nonprofit sector--and succeeded spectacularly. Now, he explains his vision and the story of his startup
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964 January 29-
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Wood, John
Dewey number
374/.0124
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Literacy programs
  • Literacy programs
  • Education
  • Education
  • Room to Read (Organization)
Label
Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction: ten years, ten thousand libraries! -- Bold goals attract bold people -- A kilogram of gold -- The lottery of life -- Blame it on Bahundanda -- Helping others help themselves: the challenge grant model -- GSD: building a world class team -- The tsunami: one year after -- "No Range Rovers": the war on overhead -- Searching for Seuss -- Baby fish goes to school -- Betrayal, theft, and sleepless nights -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has been stolen" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X and Mr. Zilch -- Now departing for Cambodia: literacy one -- Frantic footsteps in the night -- The world's tallest fund-raising thermometer -- "Whose version of the future will win?" -- Boat to read -- "If you cannot read, school can be a torture" -- "With smiling face, my three cows are completely pregnant" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
Control code
ocn794838386
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780670025985
Lccn
2012019125
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)794838386
Label
Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction: ten years, ten thousand libraries! -- Bold goals attract bold people -- A kilogram of gold -- The lottery of life -- Blame it on Bahundanda -- Helping others help themselves: the challenge grant model -- GSD: building a world class team -- The tsunami: one year after -- "No Range Rovers": the war on overhead -- Searching for Seuss -- Baby fish goes to school -- Betrayal, theft, and sleepless nights -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has been stolen" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X and Mr. Zilch -- Now departing for Cambodia: literacy one -- Frantic footsteps in the night -- The world's tallest fund-raising thermometer -- "Whose version of the future will win?" -- Boat to read -- "If you cannot read, school can be a torture" -- "With smiling face, my three cows are completely pregnant" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
Control code
ocn794838386
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780670025985
Lccn
2012019125
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)794838386

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