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If I Had a Hammer: Building Homes and Hope with Habitat for Humanity

by David Rubel

Other authors: Jimmy Carter (Foreword), Jonathan Reckford (Afterword)

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For a quarter-century in over ninety countries, Habitat for Humanity has built homes with and for the people who need them, aided by more than a million multigenerational volunteers. Two of the most devoted are former president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, and now this captivating account, abundantly illustrated with photos, relays their favorite stories with special resonance for young readers. Exploring everything from creative home design (like using window bars in India to keep out monkeys) to the emotional rewards of helping to build a house from the ground up, this is an essential resource for inspiring future youth volunteers.… (more)
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Be inspired to get involved as you learn the story of how a few people created Habitat for Humanity. Study how this worldwide organization was created and maintained.
  NCSS | Jul 23, 2021 |
The story behind Habatit for Humanity. Charleston, WV and story of local Kanawha Valley affilitate mentioned. Inspirational, educational, good read. ( )
  sar96 | Jan 2, 2014 |
The story behind Habatit for Humanity. Charleston, WV and story of local Kanawha Valley affilitate mentioned. Inspirational, educational, good read. ( )
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For a quarter-century in over ninety countries, Habitat for Humanity has built homes with and for the people who need them, aided by more than a million multigenerational volunteers. Two of the most devoted are former president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, and now this captivating account, abundantly illustrated with photos, relays their favorite stories with special resonance for young readers. Exploring everything from creative home design (like using window bars in India to keep out monkeys) to the emotional rewards of helping to build a house from the ground up, this is an essential resource for inspiring future youth volunteers.

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Candlewick Press

2 editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.

Editions: 0763647012, 0763647691

 

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