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One Plastic Bag Plastic Bags Are Cheap And Easy To Use But What Happens When A Bag Breaks Or Is No Longer Needed In Njau, Gambia, People Simply Dropped The Bags And Went On Their Way One Plastic Bag Became Two Then Ten Then A Hundred.The Bags Accumulated In Ugly Heaps Alongside Roads Water Pooled In Them, Bringing Mosquitoes And Disease Some Bags Were Burned, Leaving Behind A Terrible Smell Some Were Buried, But They Strangled Gardens They Killed Livestock That Tried To Eat Them Something Had To Change.Isatou Ceesay Was That Change She Found A Way To Recycle The Bags And Transform Her Community This Inspirational True Story Shows How One Person S Actions Really Can Make A Difference In Our World.


10 thoughts on “One Plastic Bag

  1. says:

    I just read an advance copy in the form of an FG of this book, and it is amazing This is a beautiful, inspiring, true story The text is spare and effective my favorite sentence is, She knows too much to ignore it now Most of the writing is concrete and lovely It moves like a flag, flapping in the wind, and settles under a tamarind tree Miranda Paul...


  2. says:

    Gorgeous artwork, without a doubt Stunning, transporting, and emotive use of colors immerse readers young and old into Gambian culture and the brilliantly resourceful life of Isatou Ceesay That, is the true beauty of this book Isatou Ceesay saw the dire results of unsanitary hither and yon dumping of trash loaded with plastics around her village and took it upon herself to make a difference, one small plastic woven coin purse at a time Over time, asandwomen joined in, Isatou Gorgeous artwork, without a doubt Stunning, transporting, and emotive use of colors immerse readers young and old into Gambian culture and the brilliantly resourceful life of Isatou Ceesay That, is the true beauty of this book Isatou Ceesay saw the dire results of unsanitary hither and yon dumping of trash loaded with plastics around her village and took it upon herself to make a difference, one small plastic woven coin purse at a time Over time, asandwomen joined in, Isatou and Gambia...


  3. says:

    ONE PLASTIC BAG tells the true story of Isatou, a Gambian woman who tackled the problem of plastic trash in her community by organizing women to recycle plastic bags into woven purses Not only did she clean up her community and save goats from eating plastic, but she also empowered the women in her village.The story is told simply and lyrically One of my favorite refrains that shows up in different variations, goes like this One plastic bag becomes two Then t...


  4. says:

    Review Copy ARC fg from publisherThis is a wonderful example of someone seeing a problem, thinking of a possible solution, and working together with others to make it all happen Teachers are often looking for stories about everyday people making a difference in the world and Isatou Ceesay along with women in her community did just that There were too many plastic bags littering their village and causing all kinds of problems, but they came together to make a change I appreciated the r Review Copy ARC fg from publisherThis is a wonderful example of someone seeing a problem, thinking of a possible solution, and working together with others to make it all happen Teachers are often looking for stories about everyday people making a difference in the wo...


  5. says:

    Such an inspiring book Isatou and her fellow women villagers clean up their village by collecting plastic bags and recycling them into a plastic thread with which they crochet purses to sell I love stories like this You don t need to do much sometimes to make a big difference This book also points out that plastic bags are a health hazard to grazing animals, who get sick accidentally eating them, and to people, who catch diseases harbored by the insects who live in the water caught up in the Such an inspiring book Isatou and her fellow women villagers clean up their village by collecting plastic bags and recycling them into a plastic thread with which they crochet purses to sell I love stories like this You don t ne...


  6. says:

    An inspiring true story of a Gambian woman who tackled the problem of plastic trash in her community by organizing women to recycle plastic bags into woven purses.


  7. says:

    This book is about the women of Gambia and their efforts to both recycle and beautify their country Wonderful


  8. says:

    I really love this story It illustrates how a little creativity and engineuity can solve two problems at once Beautiful illustrations.


  9. says:

    In One Plastic Bag, the memoir of Isatou Ceesay of Gambia, author Miranda Paul inspires readers as she shows the great impact of Isatou s decision to remove just one plastic bag from the growing problem of plastic waste in her country This small step led to successfully recycling these bags into stylish purses and improving the environment of Isatou s village This book, filled with beautiful, colorful, and realistic pictures provides a snapshot in...


  10. says:

    Oooo eeeee, this is my kind of book Ite tells how one woman in Gambia, after realizing that stinky, fly attracting piles of plastic bags were making her village unsightly and unhealthy, came up with a plan to reuse recycle them In the long run, the women of the town have started one heck of a business enterprise Illustrations are collaged and are lovely, as is the story My last class at THA recycled plastic bags into PLARN and we made a sleeping mat for the homeless shelter It took a lot of Oooo eeeee, this is my kind of book Ite tells how one woman in Gambia, after realizing that stinky, fly attracting piles of plastic bags were making her village unsightly and unhealthy, came up with a plan to reuse recycle them In the long run, the women of the town have started one heck of a business enterprise Illustrations are collaged and are lovely, as is the story My last class at THA recycled plastic bags into PLAR...


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