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If I Had a Hammer : Stories of Building Homes and Hope with Habitat for Humanity
by David Rubel and Jimmy Carter and Various




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President Jimmy Carter's compelling anecdotes inspire a personal look at Habitat for Humanity that is sure to fire up a younger generation.

For a quarter-century in more than ninety countries, Habitat for Humanity has built homes in partnership with 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. This captivating account, abundantly illustrated with photos, relays personal stories from volunteers and homeowners with special resonance for young readers. Exploring everything from creative home design to the emotional rewards of helping to build a house from the ground up, this is an essential resource for inspiring future youth volunteers. Included in the paperback edition is a riveting account of building a neighborhood in Thailand for the 2009 Jimmy and Rosalynn Work Project. Back matter includes an afterword, an index, and information about how to get involved.

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Overview

President Jimmy Carter's compelling anecdotes inspire a personal look at Habitat for Humanity that is sure to fire up a younger generation.

For a quarter-century in more than ninety countries, Habitat for Humanity has built homes in partnership with 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. This captivating account, abundantly illustrated with photos, relays personal stories from volunteers and homeowners with special resonance for young readers. Exploring everything from creative home design to the emotional rewards of helping to build a house from the ground up, this is an essential resource for inspiring future youth volunteers. Included in the paperback edition is a riveting account of building a neighborhood in Thailand for the 2009 Jimmy and Rosalynn Work Project. Back matter includes an afterword, an index, and information about how to get involved.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780763647698
  • ISBN-10: 0763647691
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: August 2010
  • Page Count: 176
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.94 x 7.62 x 0.51 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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