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Dictionaries
Drum English - Sgaw Karen Student Dictionary

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Drum Sgaw Karen - English Student Dictionary

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Drum English - Sgaw Karen Picture Dictionary

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A 120 page illustrated dictionary in English and Sgaw Karen languages
Drum English - Pwo Karen Picture Dictionary

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A 120 page illustrated dictionary in English and (Eastern) Pwo Karen languages
Drum English - Burmese Picture Dictionary
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A 120 page illustrated dictionary in English and Burmese languages

The Thesaurus Of Karen Knowledge: Comprising traditions, legends, poetry, customs, superstitions, etc. forming a complete native Karen dictionary, Includes definitions and examples, illustrating the usage of every word in Sgaw Karen language. Published in 4 volumes
Thesaurus of Karen Knowledge
Volume 1

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Thesaurus of Karen Knowledge
Volume 2

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Thesaurus of Karen Knowledge
Volume 3

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Thesaurus of Karen Knowledge
Volume 4

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Culture
Karen Folklore

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Karen folklore collected from Karen elders, includes widely recognized folklore of the Karen people but also stories and beliefs unique to particular areas of Karen state, Burma
Karen Proverbs

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Over 100 traditional Karen proverbs and their meaning in both Sgaw Karen and English languages
The Karen

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Documenting the culture, traditions, beliefs and history of the Karen people
Hta and the Karen Way of Life

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A Karen elder's writings in which he shares a lifetime of experience of indigenous knowledge, culture and the traditional way of life of the Karen people
The Bronze Drum and the Karen People

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The history of the Karen Bronze Drum
Life's Journey In Faith: Burma From Riches To Rags

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A true story of an ethnic Karen family during Burma's transition from riches to rags
Days Not to be Forgotten

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Karen veterans of WWII share their experiences in this collection of oral histories
Stories for Little Children

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Written by members of the Karen community largely as part of Karen literature workshops held both within Burma and the Thai border refugee camps, This collection includes over 60 original stories for young children
Karen Traditional Knowledge and Beliefs

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Over 100 traditional Karen sayings and their meanings expressing indigenous knowledge in the areas of environmental conservation, moral teachings, weather predictions, animist beliefs and more
The Ways of Our Ancestors

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Ten original short stories illustrating aspects of tradition Karen culture. Written by teachers in refugee camps
The Karenni Folktales

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A collection of traditional Karenni folklore
Ethnic Folktales of Burma

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Traditional folktales, one from each of the ten major ethnics groups of Burma
General Reading
Famous People in History

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Brief profiles of 38 famous people in history from Cleopatra to Mozart to Nelson Mandela.
Famous Leaders of the 20th Century

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Brief biographies from Time Magazine's Top 20 Most Influential Leaders and Revolutionaries of the 20th Century
Cultures Around the World

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Includes interesting fact and information on 43 countries and their people and cultures
The Ywa Thit Gyi Mysteries

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A collection of original short mystery stories designed to develop critical thinking skills. In each mystery, a village elder sleuth is presented with a crime scenario for which, through deductive reasoning and general knowledge, they solve the mystery and identify the culprit . The reader is challenged to discover how the sleuth solved the mystery
Brainsharpeners

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A collection of math and logic puzzles to help stimulate more interest in mathematics. This includes word problems and logic puzzles, etc. and will help promote critical thinking.
Lilly and Pa Saw Htee's Amazing Animal Facts

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Fun and interesting facts from the animal kingdom with all text in both Sgaw Karen and English
Lilly and Pa Saw Htee's Amazing Facts of Planet Earth and the Universe

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Fun and interesting facts from the solar system and beyond with all text in both Sgaw Karen and English
Aesop's Fables

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A collect of over 70 Aesop's Fables in Sgaw Karen language
The Tales of the Brother's Grimm

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A collection of ten Grim Brothers fairytales
The Happy Prince

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The Sgaw Karen translation of five of Oscar Wilde's short stories including The Happy Prince, The Centerville Ghost and others.
The Golden Lotus and Other Tales

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A collection of traditional folk tales as retold by the Drum Publication Group includes stories from Burma, China, Japan, Korea and more.
A Decade of Stories

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A collection of the 10 best stories written for and by Karen children in refugee camps over 10 years of the Drum Publication Group's annual story writing competition for Children.
Parents And Children Growing Up Together

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A handbook for parents of children from newborns to age six covering the early stages of child development and a guide to insure the physical and mental well being of young children. In Sgaw Karen Language

The Most Significant Discoveries in Earth Science : Karen Version

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An Earth Science reference book in Sgaw Karen language containing information on the 50 most significant discovers of all time in earth science. Aimed at middle to high school students and written a who, what, where, when, how format.
The Most Significant Discoveries in Earth Science : Burmese Version


An Earth Science reference book in Burmese language containing information on the 50 most significant discovers of all time in earth science. Aimed at middle to high school students and written a who, what, where, when, how format.