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Friday, June 29, 2012

Reading for Social Peace

Inspired by the National Library of Maldives reading campaign "Reading for Social Peace", Yarra Plenty Library has teamed up with children's book publishers Wilkins Farago to encourage Australian kids to read with a questioning and open mind, and to use their reading to stimulate thought and discussion about social peace.

By joining this project, you too can discover the power of books, writing and art to help us think about the world around us, and imagine how we can make it a better, more peaceful place.

Read. Imagine. Create.

- What does 'social peace' mean to you?

- What does social peace mean within your school, in your family, and among your friends?

- How does social peace relate to your local community, town or city?

- How does social peace effect the environment?

- What does social peace mean in world politics?

The focus book for the launch of the Reading for Social Peace project is The Bear with the Sword by Davide Cali and Gianluca Foli...