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We wouldn't have gotten this far without help!

Book sponsors

Literacy doesn't mean much if there's nothing to read. These people and organizations have brought new books to Laos during the past two years, by sponsoring the publication of a title. Thank you!

2016

* Mark & Allie Williams (United States): The Monkey is Elected to be King of the Animals

* Planet Wheeler Foundation, (Australia): The Story of Big Brother Mouse

* Peggy Horn, (Australia) and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing, (USA, Cambodia, India): Phiipop

* Manoj and Bory Paul, (USA and Cambodia), the Cubit Family (Australia), Phiiphong

* Manoj and Bory Paul, (USA and Cambodia), the Cubit Family (Australia), and the IBBY Asahi Reading Promotion Award (Switzerland and Japan): I Can Read! #4: The Deer Runs Fast

* Julie McIntyre, Zena Carter, and an anonymous donor (all in Australia): I Can Read! #3: The Duck Walks Slowly

* Lesley Morgan Thompson and Alvin W. Thompson (United States): King Giant and the Honey Seller

* Helen and Chuck Dake (United States): Two Buffaloes Dance and Beat the Drum

* Lin Palmer (England): The Toad King

* Sri KDU International School (Malaysia), the runners, volunteers, and sponsors of the 2015 Luang Prabang Half Marathon (Laos), and The Australian Embassy in Vientiane: Frog, Alligator, Buffalo (Oversize teacher edition)

* The Australian Embassy in Vientiane, Cubit Family Foundation, and Brian & Gerry Warren (all of Australia): The English Picture Dictionary

* GNS Ceramics Pty Ltd. (Australia): No Bananas

* Tamara Jannink (Netherlands): Dinosaurs!

* The Australian Embassy in Vientiane, Peggy Horn (Australia), and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing (USA, Cambodia, India): The Hungry Frog, Siddhartha and the Swan, Lao Proverbs and The Giant Vine

* The Australian Embassy in Laos, Charles Felsenthal (USA), and Peggy Horn (Australia): Good Manners; Mulberry and Lotus; Kidnapped; Fly, Fly, Fly! and I Can Speak English!

* Planet Wheeler (Australia), Glencoe Family Foundation (USA) and the Australian Embassy in Laos: Our Lives Together

2015

* Maria Decker (Germany): The Prince and the Pauper

* Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing (USA, Cambodia, and India): The Story of Big Brother Mouse (Japanese language)

* Steve, Lori, Davis, and Park Orth, (United States): Let's Eat

* Marilyn Van Raalte, the Diehl, Van Brewer, and Nussbaum families (United States): Helping Children Learn

* A357 GmbH (Switzerland): Trees are Fascinating!

* Peggy Horn (Australia) and The Australian Embassy in Laos: The Snail and the Frog; The Big Chicken; Do you want to see? and What's Most Important: Beer... or Education?

* Planet Wheeler Foundation (Australia): The Story of Big Brother Mouse (German language)

* Tricia Sharpe and Ray Barker (England): Xieng Mieng, the Trickster of Laos

* Peggy Horn (Australia) and the Australian Embassy in Laos: The Frog Unbuttons Its Shirt

* John & Jean Burton (United States): The Slow Loris

* Matt Cooke & Emma Craddock at Cooke Components Ltd. (Great Britain): The Wind in the Willows

* International Voices Choir (Germany): Growing Up on the Mountain

* CLSA Chairman's Trust: The Green Snake Eats an Egg and The Furious Cat

* Dawn Wheatley (United States): The Story of Big Brother Mouse (French-language edition)

* The Stokes Family (Australia): Child Safety in the Village and Funny Letters

* Tim Gosswiler (Switzerland), Bruce Schaller (USA), and The Australian Embassy in Laos: Countries of Europe

* CLSA Chairman's Trust : Black Mouse, White Mouse (A5 size), I Can Read! #2: The Snake Eats Eggs and The Adventures of Anansi

* The Australian Embassy and Zena Carter, (Australia): Why Reading Is Important

* Ray Faulkner (USA) and Australian Embassy in Laos: How to Draw Cartoons

* Chris & Marilee Lucas (New Zealand): The Crab Carries the Fish

* The Australian Embassy and Planet Wheeler Foundation, (Australia): Xieng Mieng stories

* Ray Faulkner and Jim McSherry (USA): High School Catalog

* A wedding gift from the friends & family of Marie-Christine & Christiaan (Brunei): Wily Python and other stories

* Iris Ortner (Austria): The Wasp with a Stick in its Eye

* Ray Faulkner (United States): The Story of Big Brother Mouse (Lao language)

* Brian & Gerry Warren (Australia): The Yellow Book of Aesop's Fables

* Tricia Sharpe and Ray Barker (England): The Story of Big Brother Mouse (English language)

* Marilyn Van Raalte and Family (United States): The Monk and the Trees

* Andrew and Lilly Rizzi (United States): Crab and Snake Pass Out Soap

Will you join them to help promote literacy in Laos? Here's the list of titles that still need a sponsor.

Village book parties

Children at a rural book party in Laos

These people have donated enough to sponsor a book party and donate more books to a rural village school. Thank you!

2017

Reis-idee Travel Advice: www.reis-idee.nl/english-summary * Yatai Food Cart, Denver, CO, USA * David and Joan Adrion * Ellen Bradley * Gabriele Eipeldauer * John Miller * Alice Vandervoort and friends * Maartje Muskens * Peter mcbrinde * Chris & Marilee Lucas * Tatsumi Elementary School in Tokyo, Japan (care of Ben Schwartz and Miki Schwartz) * Tomoko Maeda * Simon Weston * China by Bike * Florian Reinhard & Alex Robert * Jacek Nikodem * Jackie and Martin Cunliffe * Martin & Jackie Cunliffe * Mark Beamish

2016

the people of the village itself * the people of the village itself * Robert Moyer, Cathy Lee, and Jason Moyer-Lee * Svenja Breitenstein * Vientiane International School * Charlie Weeks * Terre des Hommes (Germany) * Susan Horie * Catherine Schieve * Laura Jordan (Swizterland) & Jeanne Bonacina Lhommet (France) and their families and friends * Ann McVey * Marguerite Kelley McElroy * Susan Wood * International Grammar School * Wilhelm-Roepke-Schule in Ettlingen, Germany * nancy merritt * Genevieve Moeckel * Erika Limacher * Heather Williams * the people of the village itself * Myriam Lallinger * Sheldon * James Cook University, Singapore * Lesley Morgan Thompson and Alvin W. Thompson * William Cohen * Anonymous * Katharina Wimmer * Sam Dunn * Prana Yoga KL * susan pasley * Donation by Mark & Allie Williams * Melea Bardal * the people of the village itself * Eva Behringer * Mark & Allie Williams * Clayton Smith * Doug Ewart * Alice Vandervoort * John & Jean Burton * Peggy Horn * Brian & Gerry Warren * Leah Camhi * Lin Palmer * Anonymous * Colin Cotterill and Books for Laos * Sasha Alyson * Julie McIntyre * Nicole Zimmerman * Diana Loepfe and Martina Kueng * Zena Carter * Kevin & Alison Kenny * the people of the village itself * A357 GmbH, Winterthur, Switzerland * Helen Parry * the people of the village itself * Doris Niepalla * Deborah Carlsson * Trish Gribben * Emelie Strömshed (Note To Self books, Sweden) * the people of the village itself * the people of the village itself * Friends from the Phi Tejada * World Food Programe and USDA * World Challenge Mansfield SC * Margo Weinstein * Lauren and Jack Brown * Helen and Chuck Dake * Charles and Helen Dake * Indochina Services (ICS) * Michael Nava * IBBY Asahi Reading Promotion Award * Douglas Doty * Stewardship * Beth Kelly * the people of the village itself * the people of the village itself * Neil Kinghorn * Vance Huntley * Deborah Saunders * Kieran Doyle * Laos Mood Travel * Steve, Lori, Davis, and Park Orth * Ian Terry * the people of the village itself * Charles Felsenthal * John Gee & Kathy Kronenberg * the people of the village itself * P L Horn-Higgins * Jacek Nikodem * Anna and Ollie Yeoman in New Zealand * Melissa Reese * Chris Kelly * David Calver * Belmont School * the people of the village itself * The British School of Nanjing * Markus Hartung from Berlin, Germany * Krystle TSE * Jeanne Ratzloff * Karen Embree * Miki Scheidel * Patrick Sarnacke * Anonymous * Thomas and Bonnie Clarke * Kim Gibson * Tamara Jannink * basmati - authentic help * Jens Wegener * Fiona Clark * Clayton Karkosh * Maria Decker * Connie Potter and Chris Thomas * Rebecca Jennings * Alberto Andrea Denzler * Molly Bostic

Most village children still have no access to books. Come see what happens at a book party. Will you sponsor or co-sponsor one?