Books by Plan International

AS A BOY by Plan International
Released: Sept. 19, 2016

"An uneven if well-intentioned offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An NGO's follow-up to previous books about girls' education and empowerment offers a well-meaning companion message of solidarity. Read full book review >
THE WAY TO SCHOOL by Rosemary McCarney
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This is both a fascinating look at school around the world and a very subtle message to readers to appreciate what they have. (Informational picture book. 4-10)"
Riding the school bus will lose some of its allure and excitement but not its value for readers after seeing how kids around the world get to school. Read full book review >
BECAUSE I AM A GIRL by Rosemary McCarney
Released: Oct. 11, 2014

"A clear call for change as well as a chorus of affirmation that change is possible. (Nonfiction. 11-14)"
Girl Power in the Third World and elsewhere. Read full book review >
EVERY DAY IS MALALA DAY by Rosemary McCarney
Released: March 8, 2014

"A brief but moving manifesto that will spark both sympathy and heightened awareness of an endemic global outrage. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
An uplifting letter of tribute to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager made famous by her determined advocacy for girls' education, illustrated with photos of her and other young people from around the world. Read full book review >