TITLE

Chicago girl represents U.S. at international book project in England

PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Jet;06/08/98, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States was represented by Chicago, Illinois-based Kenwood Academy High School student, Leah Thigpen, at the World Book's international student project in London, England, to edit a children's book on human rights. Title of the book which will be edited by children worldwide; Comments made by the 17-year-old student; Sponsor of the book project.
ACCESSION #
724735

 

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