Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if their heart is big enough.
About the Author
Nancy Churnin made her picture book debut with The William Hoy Story, How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game. Nancy is the theater critic for The Dallas Morning News and grew up in New York City going to Broadway shows and Yankee games. She graduated from Harvard University cum laude and has a masters in journalism from Columbia University. She is raising four boys and two cats with her husband, Dallas Morning News arts writer Michael Granberry.