A Billion Simple Acts of Peace

Book - 2004
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The Dalai Lama, the Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Costa Rican president Oscar Arias and political rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi are just some of the Nobel Peace Laureates who have joined the PeaceJam Foundation in their Global Call to Action. This book profiles all of these laureates and their work with teens around the world as they combine forces to help stop the spread of disease, promote women's rights, provide equitable access to food and water, and more. Combining profiles of the laureates? including personal bios'heartwarming tales of the youth and their projects, and tips on how readers can get involved, this is a comprehensive guide to the PeaceJam Foundation.

Both humbling and inspiring, PeaceJam: A Billion Simple Acts of Peace is sure to excite anyone who picks it up to think about simple ways to help make our world a better place.

Publisher: New York : Puffin, [2004], ©2004
ISBN: 9780142412343
Branch Call Number: 303.66 Su
Description: 1 book (197 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.), 1 videodisc (digital ; 12 cm.)
Additional Contributors: Engle, Dawn Gifford
Alternative Title: Peace jam [kit]


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Get inspired by the profiles of Nobel Peace Prize laureates who have used communication and peaceful tactics to make the world a better place to live. Then learn how you can get involved in the causes you are passionate about!

Although total world peace may never be achieved without totalitarian means, each person, whether acting singly or together, has the potential to do something to make the world a better and more peaceful place. These are inspiring stories of those who acted.

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