Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia by Jeanette Winter PDF

By Jeanette Winter

ISBN-10: 1416997784

ISBN-13: 9781416997788

Luis likes to learn, yet quickly his condominium in Colombia is so choked with books there is slightly room for the relatives. What to do? Then he comes up with the correct solution--a touring library! He buys donkeys--Alfa and Beto--and travels with them in the course of the land, bringing books and interpreting to the kids in far off villages. appealing! whole with an author's word in regards to the actual guy on whom this tale is predicated.

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O]ver my dead body,” he said. But as he began serving as mayor, he realized that the issue was more complicated than he had thought. The local governments need money to pay for everything the area needs. And the number of things on that list has increased a lot over the last several decades. “Our tax base is based on oil and gas. There’s nothing else there,” he reports. ”4 Itta sees drilling as a necessity. But he doesn’t deny that it could come with a great cost. He says he definitely worries about a spill.

Indd 58 9/3/14 2:15 PM CHAPTER NOTES Chapter 1. The Athabascans 1. O’Malley, Julia. adn. html. Ibid. Ibid. 4. Johnson, Kirk. ” New York Times, August 4, 2012. Ibid. Ibid. 7. Anonymous. theguardian. com/world/2014/mar/11/iditarodsled-dog-race-alaska-dallas-seavey. 4. Dunham, Mike. ” South Florida Sun Sentinel, August 28, 2013. Ibid. Ibid. Ibid. Chapter 4: The Inupiaq and the St. Lawrence Island Yup’ik 1. Weideman, Paul. ” Tribune Business News, February 7, 2014. Ibid. Ibid. Ibid. Ibid.

Indd 45 9/3/14 2:14 PM Chapter Six Oil drilling has already changed the look of the seascape in Alaska. This artificial landmass called Northstar Island was established for the purpose of oil and gas drilling. It is located in the Beaufort Sea. C. S. Minerals Management Service (MMS) estimates there are twentytwo billion barrels of recoverable reserves in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. If even a portion were exploited, it would be far more than what is currently produced in the state of Alaska.

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