Book Discussion on If the World Were a Village

Mr. Smith talks to students about his book If the World Were a Village, published by Kids Can Press. Since it’s difficult… read more

Mr. Smith talks to students about his book If the World Were a Village, published by Kids Can Press. Since it’s difficult to grasp the living conditions of the world’s 6 billion people, Mr. Smith explains the statistics by describing what the world would look like as a village of 100 people. In this world, 60 people are always hungry, 31 go to school, 24 have a television, 22 speak a Chinese dialect, 20 earn less than a dollar a day. close

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Book Discussion on If the World Were a Village

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Apr 20, 2002

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  • Apr 20, 2002 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2002 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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