My Rows and Piles of Coins

My Rows and Piles of Coins

Book - 1999
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A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money.
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, c1999
ISBN: 9780395751862
Branch Call Number: JP Molle 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Earl B.


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Mar 24, 2016

A beautifully illustrated storybook with a beautifully told story! A young Tanzanian boy works in the market each Saturday to earn a little spending money. He dreams of buying a bicycle, and carefully saves his coins. Before he can save up enough money, his father buys a motorbike and offers to sell his bike to his young son for the money he has saved. Such a sweet story showing how families work together, love each other and have compassion for each other, and also a story of appreciating the small things, and being wise and thoughtful in how you spend your money.

Aug 27, 2012

A Tanzanian folk tale for children.

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