Boston (PRWEB) -- Xiao lives with his father, mother, grandmother, and older brother in a tiny village near Wuxi (woo shee), an ancient city in the east of China. After learning of his father's diabetes diagnosis, the 17-year-old Xiao found a full-time job to help support his family.


Xiao's story is one of 22 real-life personal stories that are part of the revolutionary new middle grades curriculum program, myWorld Geography (http://www.myworldpearson.com/index.html), launched today from the education, services, and technology company Pearson. Pearson's social studies authors along with journalists from the Financial Times...

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