The Way to School by Rosemary McCarney


The Way to School by Rosemary McCarney

Minimal text and stunning photographs from around the world describe the remarkable, and often dangerous, journeys children make every day on their way to and from school. No simple school bus picks them up each day, but rather children travel through disaster zones, cross rapids, climb mountains, and maneuver on ziplines daily to get to the classroom. Some of them even carry their desks!


[The Way to School] is both a fascinating look at school around the world and a very subtle message to readers to appreciate what they have. - Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Rosemary McCarney is former head of the Plan International Canada, where she helped create the very important Because I am a Girl initiative and worked to have an International Day of the Girl declared by the United Nations to celebrate the lives of girls and draw attention to the particular challenged they face. A lawyer by training Rosemary has put those skills to use in nearly 100 countries around the world. She is now Canadian ambassador to the United Nations.

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32 pages


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Publication date

22nd September 2016



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