Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time
This true story is about a mountain climber who was rescued by a small village, and kept safe until he could be returned to the base camp for medical care. He promised the villagers that he would return one day and build a desperately needed school. In the end, he ends up founding an organization that built schools throughout the region. By turns instructional, exciting and inspirational, this one is a real page turner. You will want to share it right after you read it.
required reading for many courses myself and friends have taken. first hand accounts of how education can change lives, especially in third world countries and villages.