Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

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Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if their heart is big enough.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939547347
Publisher: Creston Books
Publication date: 09/10/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 224,080
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: AD610L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Nancy Churnin is the author of many children's books, including Martin & Anne, Sydney Taylor Notable Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing, and the Sydney Taylor Honor Book Dear Mr. Dickens. She is a full-time writer living in Texas.

Danny Popovici likes to draw pictures. He tells stories through picture book illustrations, water color painting, urban sketching, and visual development for animation and games. If he's not drawing, there's a good chance he's watching Netflix, walking his dog, or reading a book.

What People are Saying About This

Rachel Ball-Phillips

"Manjhi Moves a Mountain inspires children to persevere despite challenges. Using a well-known Indian story, Nancy Churnin gives children valuable insight into another culture in a manner that promotes tolerance and cultural awareness."

ReadAbility - Marla Conn

We should all have the emotional strength and courage to "move a mountain" like Manjhi. This world would be a better place!

From the Publisher

Ezra Jack Keats award finalist
2018 Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards finalist
2018 ILA-CBC Children's Choices List
Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People 2018

Charity McMaster

I love how Manjhi wins people over with only his persistence. Share his feat in this vibrantly painted tale of the spirit and the path to a better life.

Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival Director - Dylan Teut

The story of Manjhi Moves the Mountain is likely to inspire many children to not grow weary in doing good, and believe that with hard work and persistence, they too, can move mountains. An encouraging story for anyone who is ready to give up!

Diesel Bookstore - Clare Doornbos

"Manjhi's story is an excellent reminder of the power of one person to change the world and bring communities together."


Long list selection for the Windows and Mirrors diversity title chosen by the Northern California Children's Bookseller Alliance

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