Remember Me
OR

 
Twenty-Two Cents : Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
 
AGE
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9 
READABILITY
6.5 
PAGES
1 volume (unpaged)  
PUBLISHER
$16.11
Retail $18.95

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 14
School And Library
ISBN 9781600606588
Make Way For Books
As a child, Muhammad Yunus witnessed poverty and its devastating impact on families in what eventually became Bangladesh. As an adult, he studied economics and pursued his vision of eradicating poverty, starting by figuring out how to give women a way to borrow money for materials they could craft into items to sell. This would all them to support their families. Over time, Muhammad Yunus's dedication contributed to a better life for millions. This colorfully-illustrated, inspiring biography carefully unfolds the concept of micro-finance and economics appropriate for middle grade readers.
Publisher Summary
A biography of 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who revolutionized global antipoverty efforts by developing the innovative economic concept of micro-lending.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Coretta Scott Tortoise and the Soldier : Based on True Events Balto and the Great Race First Flight : The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers Parallel Journeys Satchel Paige Ben Franklin's Big Splash : The Mostly True Story of His First Invention Dear Benjamin Banneker Helen's Big World : The Life of Helen Keller Balloons over Broadway : The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade One Hen : How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference Rosa Freedom Walkers : The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Seeker of Knowledge : The Man Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs Talkin' About Bessie : the Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman : The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman Cleopatra True Story of Pocahontas Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt! Saint Valentine Swamp Angel