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A life like mine.

Author: UNICEF.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Looks at what life is like for children of different countries and how each child can fulfill his or her hopes and ambitions no matter how little or much their human rights are infringed.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Cross-cultural studies
Juvenile works
Cross-cultural studies Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: UNICEF.
ISBN: 0789488590 9780789488596 0751339822 9780751339826
OCLC Number: 50234988
Notes: Includes index.
"In association with UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund."
Description: 127 pages : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Where do they live? --
Survival --
Every child should have water --
How much water is there? --
Watery tales --
Nou --
Every child should have food --
Why do we need food? --
What's cooking --
Vincent --
Every child should have a home --
Where do people live? --
Place to live --
Mahasin --
Nadin --
Every child deserves a healthy life --
What do you need to stay healthy? --
Health for life --
Natalie --
Development --
Every child has the right to education --
Why do we need education? --
School for all! --
Sbongile --
Maria --
Every child has the right to play --
What's the point of playing? --
Just playing --
Michael --
Protection --
Every child needs love and care --
Who loves and cares for you? --
Family feelings --
Ivana --
No child should be exploited through work --
Why do children work? --
Hard work --
Arif --
No child should fight in a war --
What happens in war? --
War and recovery --
Isa --
No child should be held back by a disability --
Living with a disability --
C.J. --
Participation --
Every child has the right to an identity --
Who are you? --
What's in a name? --
Nationality --
Najaha and Abdisukri --
Religion --
Eli --
Every child has the right to free expression --
Express yourself! --
Freedom of expression --
Taralyn --
Every child deserves a happy life --
Sibasish --
Mayerly --
Index and acknowledgements.
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This text provides an insight into the lives and experiences of 14 children from around the world. Guided by the promises of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the book has been divided  Read more...

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Exploring UNICEF's Rights of the Child programme, this optimistic and life-affirming book relates the different problems and opportunities children face around the world. A remarkable document that Read more...

 
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