The Banana-leaf Ball
How Play Can Change the WorldBook - 2017
Young Deo finds himself alone in a refugee camp in Tanzania, and becomes a target of a bully. He finds comfort in making a banana-leaf ball, and when a coach arrives to organize a soccer game, things begin to change for the better as the children overcome their differences while on the playing field. Includes information about the person who inspired this story, and well as about organizations that use play to build compassion and confidence in children.
Publisher: Toronto, ON :, Kids Can Press,, 
Copyright Date: ♭2017
Characteristics: 32 pages :,colour illustrations, colour map