One Plastic Bag : Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of The Gambia

Title: One Plastic Bag : Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of The Gambia Author: Miranda Paul and Elizabeth Zunon (illus,) Genre: Picture book Publisher: Milbrook Press / Lerner Release Date: 2015 Source: ISBN 9781467716086 In Njau, Gambia, discarded plastic bags littered the roads. Water pooled in them, bringing mosquitoes and disease. But Isatou Ceesay…

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Title: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Author: Kamkwamba, William and Mealer, Bryan; Zunon, Elizabeth (illus.) Genre: Picture book, CABA Winner, Elementary Publisher: Dial Books for Young Children Release Date: 2012 Pages: Unpaged Source: ISBN 9780803735118 / 0803735111 When 14 year-old William Kamkwamba’s Malawi village was hit by a drought, everyone’s crops began to fail.…