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Humphreys, Jessica Dee

Summary: "Half the children of the world -- the girls -- are treated unfairly because of their gender. But girls around the word are taking action. The International Day of the Girl features nine inspiring stories based on real girls' experiences with gender inequality around the word. From Brazil to Afghanistan to Canada, each story highlights issues faced by girls -- including gender-based violence,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.23 HUM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.23082 HUM

Terp, Gail

Summary: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TER

Yousafzai, Malala

Summary: "Malala retells her story of speaking out for girls' education rights for chapter book readers"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Yousafzai, Malala

Summary: "Yo soy Malala, de Christina Lamb y Malala Yousafzai, es el excepcional relato de una familia desterrada por el terrorismo global, de la lucha por la educaci?n de las niñas, de un padre que, mismo propietario de una escuela, apoya su hija y la alenta escribir y a ir al colegio, y de unos padres valientes que quieren a su hija por encima de todo en una sociedad que privilegia a los hijos...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alianza Editorial 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH YOU

Davies, Nicola

Summary: "An international look at children's rights, exploring global issues faced by children, encouraging compassion and empathy. Illustrated by award-winning illustrator Marc Martin. When you were born, a song began... So begins this lyrical and unique nonfiction picture book by award-winning children's author Nicola Davies. With tenderness and heart, Nicola introduces young readers to the universal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crocodile Books, USA, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.3 DAV

Winter, Jeanette.

Summary: "A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

Serres, Alain

Summary: "From the author and illustrator duo who created the award-winning I Have the Right to Be a Child comes this beautifully illustrated picture book about a child's right to advocate for the environment they live in. Told from the perspective of a child, this colorful and vibrant book explores what it means to be a child who dreams of a beautiful future for their planet."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.3 SER
1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SER

Earls, Felton

Summary: "Young people have the potential to educate and inspire their communities, if only adults will listen to them. Felton Earls and Mary Carlson have spent decades listening to children and encouraging them to use their voices for social change"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.083 EAR

Summary: Looks at what life is like for children of different countries and how each child can fulfill his or her hopes and ambitions no matter what challenges they face.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.23 LIF

Stern, Caryl M.

Summary: The President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF shares powerful life lessons and stories of hope and resilience from her travels around the world on her mission to reduce the number of children who die from preventable causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23 STE

Kielburger, Craig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.31 KIE

Yousafzai, Malala

Summary: Describes the life of the young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley, survived an assassination attempt, and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 YOUSAFZAI, MALALA YOU

Serres, Alain

Summary: Describes what it means to be a child with rights, emphasizing that these rights belong to every child on the planet, and makes evident that knowing and talking about these rights are the first steps toward making sure that they are respected.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Social Emo Serres 2012

Yousafzai, Malala

Summary: When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday October 9, 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 371.822 YOU

Yousafzai, Malala

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: "When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, & Company 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.822 YOU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.822 YOU

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 YOUSAFZAI, MALALA YOU
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 371.822 YOU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B YOUSAFZAI YOU

Mara, Wil

Summary: An introduction to activism teaches about people who are changing the world by campaigning for peace, equality, and conservation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAR

Ellis, David

Summary: Shelly Trotter, a lawyer and a children's rights advocate, has a seventeen-year-old client accused of killing a policeman; as the evidence mounts against the boy, Shelly finds that nothing will stop her from keeping him off death row.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ELL

Shumaker, Heather

Summary: "When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut. With her first book, It's OK Not to Share, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her "renegade rules" for raising competent and compassionate kids. In It's Ok To Go Up the Slide, Shumaker takes on new hot-button issues with renegade rules such as: - Recess Is A Right - It's Ok Not To Kiss...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tarcher 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SHU

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAT

Taddonio, Lea

Summary: Steve wants to do a hip-hop routine in the big Shiverwood Academy talent show. But whenever he tries to pop and lock in public, he trips over his own feet. Is it because he is an undead boy made of sewn together body parts? Or is the truth even scarier, does Steve have stage fright?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TAD

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Left-handers are creative. Left-handers are geniuses. Half of all cats are lefties! (Or so says Stink.) But Judy is a righty... and Judy is feeling left out. Tomorrow is Left Handers Day, and Stink and Dad, the southpaws in the Moody family, are celebrating at the pretzel factory. Judy is allowed to come along on one condition: she has to be left-handed the whole entire day. It's on!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MCD

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