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Coconut Monk (The) - Cover
Coconut Monk (The)
Thich Nhat Hanh, Plum Blossom Books 2005
A simple, lovely telling of the story of the Vietnamese "Coconut Monk" who believed all human being should be able to live in peace. With his cat and mouse companions, he went to speak to the President of Vietnam, ended up in jail, and was released when people came to his defense. "If a cat and a mouse can learn to live together in peace, don't you think people can too?"

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book, Biography
Identity Groups: Buddhist, Southeast Asian
Special Topics: Activism
Strands: Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice, Global Awareness