Author: USCCB Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development
Brand: Loyola Press
Number Of Pages: 40
Release Date: 25-02-2015
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Award-Winner in the "Children's Religious" category of the 2015 International Book Awards
Drop by Drop contains colorful pictures and an engaging story that helps children understand important lessons of how to work for justice and peace and to help those in need.
Sister Mary Jerome’s nephew Mike works for Catholic Relief Services. This is an organization that helps people throughout the world. Mr. Mike came to Sister’s class and told the story of a village in the country of Burkina Faso, which is in Africa. The story is about a girl named Sylvie and how her village needed water. Sylvie is unable to attend school because it takes her several hours every day to collect the water her family needs. Sylvie eventually learns that her village has been chosen for a special Water Project.
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Drop by Drop include lessons for grades 2, 3, and 4.
“The well-illustrated story reminds us, in a kind way, of the plight of those without the basic necessities of life. It is a heartwarming story and a call to action. This moving story is suitable for all ages and would be appropriate for any family, school, or parish library. Recommended.”
- Catholic Library World