Chandra's Magic Light

Chandra's Magic Light

A Story in Nepal

Book - 2013
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Chandra and her sister Deena see a demonstration of a "magic light," a solar-powered lantern, at a market near their home in Nepal and are determined to buy one, knowing it will help their little brother's cough to stop using kerosene lamps. Includes facts about Nepal.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2013.
ISBN: 9781846864933
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Gueyfier, Judith

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ArapahoeMichelleB Apr 10, 2021

Weaving together a story of Nepalese family life, modern technology, and a tiny bit of mythology, Chandra's Magic Light has much to recommend it.
As with most books published by Barefoot, there is also lots of great information about Nepal in the back-- and even directions for making your own solar-powered pizza oven! Ages 5 and up.

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Amanda13seymour
Aug 21, 2019

Week 5

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_Alicorn_
Dec 19, 2016

Great way to expose kids to other cultures and ways of life. A nice story with colourful pictures.

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