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Bring a new book into Laos

Can you help us make books that are more affordable?

Will you join hundreds of other book sponsors to get books to more children in Laos? Each sponsorship helps us publish one more book in a country where that's still a rare event. Here are details about how to send your sponsorship donation.

Books that need a sponsor: (all amounts are in U.S. dollars)

OPPOSITES: a book that needs a sponsor.

OPPOSITES
Long neck, short neck. One short tail, two long tails. Hands up in the air, Feet down on the ground. With engaging pictures of real animals from around the world, past and present, this lively book introduces the concept of opposites.
Lao and English. Sponsorship: US $1300

LAO ANIMALS COLORING BOOK
Add some color to the animals that live in the Lao jungle with this coloring book! Every page features a different animal, with large drawings and interesting facts printed in Lao and English.
Lao and English. Sponsorship: US $1000

PEOPLE OF THE FOREST
For untold centuries, a little-known people lived deep in our forests. They slept in temporary lean-tos, with no written language or agriculture. Here is the story of these people, whom our grandparents called "The Spirits of the Yellow Leaves."
Lao and English. Sponsorship: US $1400

THE VERY HUNGRY WOLF
This collection popular stories uses extra-large type and a minimum of pictures, so that beginning readers will focus in on the printed words.
Lao language. Sponsorship: US $1000

THE BLUE BOOK OF AESOP'S FABLES
We've retold some of the most popular of Aesop's Fables as part of our "I Can Read" program. This book uses only Lao letters that children have learned by level 5 of that program. It uses large type with extra space between words and letters.
Lao language. Sponsorship: US $1000

THE PEN REFLECTS MY LIFE
These stories and personal essays were written by young people in Laos, including college and high school students. They represent the hopes, loves, and pain of young people in Laos today.
Lao language. Sponsorship: US $1300

THE LAZY MAN'S PLAN
Long ago, the rice walked into farmers' homes by itself each evening. That changed one day when the rice arrived too early so a widow beat it and told it to go back to the field. Now farmers have to harvest their rice. But one lazy man thought he had an easier plan....
Lao language. Sponsorship: US $1200

THE GREEN BOOK ABOUT BIRDS
Did you know that parrots who live in different regions develop different dialects? Our "I Can Read!" series teaches the Lao alphabet letter-by-letter. This book provides fascinating content for children who have learned only half the alphabet.
Lao language. Sponsorship: US $1600

Can you help? Donations can be made be credit card, by bank transfer; in the USA and Australia you can send a check. Full details are on the donate page.

Sponsors will get a thank-you both in the book, and on our website. If you prefer not to have your name appear, or would like to be listed in a particular way (as a business, for example, or with a partner's name), please let us know.

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