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  • Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum
    Kennedy Odede, Jessica Posner
    Paperback: 07/26/2016
     
    Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a ...
  • The International Bank of Bob: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time
    Bob Harris
    Paperback: 02/18/2014
     
    After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, so he travels from Peru ...
  • Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
    Yangzom Brauen
    Paperback: 10/30/2012
     
    An extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman ...
  • Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
    Conor Grennan
    Paperback: 12/27/2011
     
    Little Princes is the epic story of Conor Grennan's battle to save the lost children of Nepal and how he found...
  • The Third Wave: A Volunteer Story
    Alison Thompson
    Hardcover: 07/12/2011
     
    The Third Wave tells the inspiring story of how volunteering changed Thompson’s life, and provides an ...
  • Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
    Vanessa Woods
    Paperback: 06/07/2011
     
    A young woman follows her fiancé to war-torn Congo to study extremely endangered bonobo apes - who teach ...
  • The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
    Peter Singer
    Paperback: 09/14/2010
     
    For the first time in history, it is now within our reach to eradicate world poverty and the suffering it ...

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