Title of Picture Book: Manjhi Moves a Mountain
Author: Nancy Churnin
Illustrator: Danny Popovici
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Creston Books, U.S.A.
Publisher’s Blurb: Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if your heart is big enough.
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): Self, Places, Value
5 Keywords (other than themes): social justice, perseverance, vision, patience, service
Brief Review (in under 50 words): “Manjhi’s story is an excellent reminder of the power of one person to change the world and bring communities together.”
— Clare Doornbus, Diesel Bookstore
“Manjhi Moves a Mountain” is a true modern treasure and wisdom life story.”
–Midwest Book Review
ISBN Number (if available): 978-1-939547-34-7
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Nancy Churnin