Manjhi Move a Mountain

Manjhi Moves a Mountain by Nancy Churnin; illustrated by Danny Popovici (Creston Books, 2017). In 1960, Dashrath Manjhi quietly decided to dedicate his days to making life better and easier for his Indian community. Using only a hammer and a chisel, he made a significant impact that allowed his neighbors to more easily access water, medical care and better schools. (Grades K-3)

Award Status: Winner, 2018

Award Category: Young Readers

Author: Nancy Churnin

Illustrator: Danny Popovici

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