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Beatrice's dream : a story of Kibera slum

By: Williams, Karen Lynn Stone, Wendy(Photographs by)

184780019X / 9781847800190
Hardback
362.5'083'0967625
03/02/2011
Out of print
England
28 cm [25] p. : col. ill.
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 220862, Points 0.50, Book Level 4.20,
Early Years - Key Stage 1 Learn More

Beatrice is a thirteen-year-old orphan in Kibera, Nairobi - a Kenyan shantytown built on refuse and rubbish and one of the biggest slums in Africa.

In this book she describes her life: her walk to school, the dust that blows between her teeth and the mud she wades through, her teacher's down-to-earth encouragement, her fear of being alone, how safe she feels at school...This sensitive account in words and photographs reveals the realities of life for some of the world's most deprived people - and offers hope as Beatrice follows her dream - to be a nurse.

BIC:

1HFGK Kenya, 3JMC c 2000 to c 2010, YQG Educational: Geography, YQNP Educational: Personal, social & health education (PSHE)

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