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Global Tales : Stories from Many Cultures

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"Global Tales: Stories from Many Cultures" presents a captivating anthology of sixteen stories that traverse the globe, crafted by both emerging and celebrated authors like R.K. Narayan, Beverley Naidoo, Mildred D Taylor, Ken Saro-Wiwa, and Anita Desai. Published on January 1, 1997, this collection encapsulates a rich tapestry of narratives that are as varied in setting and style as they are profound in their exploration of social justice themes such as education equity, gender equality, indigenous rights, and racial justice. Through a blend of accessible yet challenging tales, middle-school readers are invited into diverse worlds where the personal struggles and triumphs of characters serve as a mirror to the universal quest for dignity and fairness. Reflecting on these stories, readers are encouraged to consider their own roles in fostering a more just and equitable society. This thought-provoking book is an essential resource for young minds eager to understand and engage with the world's rich cultural and social complexities.
Published by Longman on January 1, 1997
168 pages
ISBN: 9780582289291
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Education EquityGender EqualityIndigenous Rights, and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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