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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
Title variation
Room to Read
Title variation remainder
a story of hope in the battle for global literacy
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
LC call number
LC158.A2
LC item number
W66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
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 -- Sleepless in Siem Reap -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has disappeared" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X -- 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" -- "Three completely pregnant cows" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
Control code
ocn794838386
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780670025985
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012019125
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a404281
  • (OCoLC)794838386
Label
Creating Room to Read : a story of hope in the battle for global literacy, John Wood
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
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 -- Sleepless in Siem Reap -- "I was in grade two when our school was burned down" -- "Sorry, but your money has disappeared" -- "We picked up the phone to call for help" -- Nine books last night -- On her narrow shoulders rest a family's dreams -- Mr. X -- 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" -- "Three completely pregnant cows" -- Mr. Poet and Miss Library
Control code
ocn794838386
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780670025985
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012019125
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a404281
  • (OCoLC)794838386

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