My School, Our World: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World by Susan Hughes, Jillian Powell
  

Synopsis

My School, Our World: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World by Susan Hughes, Jillian Powell

There's a whole world of incredible and unusual schools out there! From schools in caves or on boats to mobile schools and even schools than 'un-school', this book celebrates the people and places that work to ensure that even children living in the most challenging or unusual of circumstances can get an education. Their stories will make you think about school and the world in a whole new way.

Reviews

This is a fascinating insight into a multitude of different schools. Parents In Touch Uplifting and informative, ideal material for creative curriculum projects, with some leisure appeal too. A very valuable book. Peters Gazette Am extremely interesting book. A clearly written, but fascinating introduction to comparative education, that illustrates why education is, as the UN say, a basic human right. English 4-11

About the Author

Susan Hughes is a writer and editor, and has been writing both fiction and non-fiction children's books for over twenty years. Her book Coming to Canada was shortlisted for the Hackmatack Award and the Norma Fleck Award for Non-fiction, as well as the Red Cedar Book Award. She lives in Toronto.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Susan Hughes, Jillian Powell
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th January 2013

ISBN

9781445110608


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