Manjhi Moves a Mountain
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.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Category||Diversity, Social Emotional Learning|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007050, JNF053160, JNF007110|
|Dimensions||8.75 x 11|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.1|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||189738|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Awards, Original artwork, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
- 2021 Sakura Medal Longlist
- 2018 South Asia Book Award Winner
- 2018 NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Selection
- 2018 Third Grade to Fourth Grade Book of the Year Finalist
“Churnin’s prose has an elegance appropriate for her inspiring tale. . . . Heartening.”—School Library Journal
School Library Journal
“A finely illustrated true story to encourage social emotional learning that belongs in most collections.”—School Library Journal
Author: Nancy Churnin
Nancy Churnin is the author of Martin & Anne and Sydney Taylor Notable Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing. She is a full-time writer located in Texas.
Illustrator: Danny Popovici
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.
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Manjhi Moves a Mountain
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… View available downloads →