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SDG Bookclub: February - SDG8

 

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A Basket of Bangles: How a Business Begins

A bank helps a woman start a small business by giving her a loan. She and her friends find success in the business and improve their lives, underlining the power of decent work on one’s quality of life.

Authors: Ginger Howard | Illustrator: Cheryl Kirk Noll | ISBN: 978-0761319023| Publisher: Millbrook Press

One Hen

Inspired by true events, One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for many.

Author: Katie Smith Milway | Illustrator: Eugenie Fernandes | ISBN: 978-1-55453-028-1 | Publisher: Kids Can Press

Twenty-Two Cents: Muhammad Yunus and the Village Bank 

Twenty-two Cents is an inspiring story of economic innovation and a celebration of how one person—like one small loan—can make a positive difference in the lives of many.

Author: Paula Yoo | Illustrator: Jamel Akib | ISBN: 978-1600606588 | Publisher: Lee & Low Books