Learn about the make-up of our world with this picture book that makes population numbers more concrete and is informative for people of all ages:

  • If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World's People by David J. Smith (Kids Can Press, 2002)

Learn about the global distribution of wealth with these books which use respectful photographs from around the world to visually demonstrate levels of wealth as displayed in material possessions and differing food habits and expenditures:

  • Material World: A Global Family Portrait by Peter Menzel; text by Charles C. Mann (Sierra Club Books, 1994)
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio; (Ten Speed Press, 2005)

Learn about classism at the website: www.classism.org

Learn about ways to reduce world poverty through the global free market system at the website www.globalenvision.org .

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