Gift Days

Gift Days

Book - 2012
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A young girl who longs to study but must run the household and look after her siblings after her mother's death gets an invaluable gift from her brother. One day a week, her brother does her chores so that she can pursue her dream of an education, just as her mother would have wanted, in this tale about overcoming obstacles.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2012.
ISBN: 9781554551927
1554551927
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged),col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Taylor, Stephen 1964-

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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Gift Days. 2012 Nassali, a motherless Ugandan girl, longs to go to school like her older brother but must spend her days caring for her younger siblings. Her brother, Motoovu decides to give her the best gift ever: one day each week he gets up extra early to do all the chores and spend time teaching his little sister to read and write. The author includes a glossary and information about organizations such as the Stephen Lewis Foundation that help real girls like Nassali receive an education.

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