Mimi's Village: And How Basic Health Care Transformed It
Mimi's Village: And How Basic Health Care Transformed It
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Mimi's Village: And How Basic Health Care Transformed It

Katie Smith Milway (A) and Eugenie Fernandes (ILT)

List Price: $18.95 (Hardcover - Kenya / Health Care / Volunteerism - 2012)

Description: In this fictionalized story about a real humanitarian problem facing many countries in the developing world today, readers meet Mimi, an ordinary girl from an ordinary family in Africa. When her younger sister, Nakkissi, gets very sick after drinking unsterilized water from the stream, Mimi learns firsthand how quickly things can go terribly wrong. With no health care provider close by, her whole family must travel on foot to a nearby village to see the one nurse who can provide the medical care her sister desperately needs. Though Mimi is relieved when her sister recovers, she wishes they could get a health clinic in her own village. Several months later, it is Mimi herself who becomes the catalyst to make her wish come true. (32 pgs) Ages 8-12

Grade Level: 3 - 7
Lexile Measure: 980L 
Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 0.4 x 12.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

ISBN: AFRI978-1554537228

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