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Be the change : a grandfather Gandhi story


Publisher: IB Source ISBN-13: 9781481442657

Author: Arun Gandhi

Dimension: 10.5 x 0.4 x 11 inches

Format: Hardcover

Isbn 10: 1481442651

Language: English

Pages: 48 pages

Release date: 08/30/2016

Year: 2016


In this breathtaking companion to the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, with Bethany Hegedus, tells a poignant, personal story of the damage of wastefulness, gorgeuously illustrated by Evan Turk.

At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The villagers vow to live simply and non-violently. Arun Gandhi tries very hard to follow these vows, but he struggles with one of the most important rules: not to waste.

How can throwing away a worn-down pencil hurt anyone? How can wastefulness lead to violence? With the help of his grandfather, Arun learns how every wasteful act, no matter how small, affects others. And in time he comes to understand the truth of his grandfather’s words: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”