Black Ants and Buddhists

Black Ants and Buddhists

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Woven through the book is Mary's unflinching and humorous account of her own roots in a struggling large Irish Catholic family and her early career as a community activist. Mary's teaching is infused with lessons of her heroes: Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others. Her students learn to make connections between their lives, the books they read, the community leaders they meet, and the larger world.They began by making posters advertising specific items that were needed for local shelters and homeless people, such as, a€œPlease donate lip balm and hand lotion to the Giving Tree.a€ We invited the director of the Northampton Survival ... Nowadays, I continue to plant, water, and weed the Survival Center garden plot, which is right next to my own. Whenever I see zucchini growing there, I always think ofanbsp;...

Title:Black Ants and Buddhists
Author:Mary Cowhey
Publisher:Stenhouse Publishers - 2006-01-01


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