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Summary: A commemorative edition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as adopted in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly offers insight into the world's shared views about the rights of all people, with illustrations by artists from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books in association with Amnesty International 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 341.48 WE

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: Introduces readers to the pride movement, from its beginnings at the Stonewall Riots to the LGBTQ rights movement, the first pride parade, the creation of the rainbow flag, and legislation such as the Matthew Shephard Act and the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.38 FEL

Kidder, Tracy.

Summary: Traces the efforts of Dr. Paul Farmer to transform healthcare on a global scale, documenting his visits to some of the world's most impoverished regions and the unconventional methods that enabled him to improve and save lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Capek, Michael.

Summary: Religion and Free Speech covers events ranging from the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France to prayer in schools to denying service to gay customers, exploring how free speech and religious freedom overlap and sometimes conflict in modern society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 CAP

Smith-Llera, Danielle

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.48 Smith-Llera 2017

Swift, Keilly

Summary: A guide to becoming a good citizen provides ideas and tips on making the world a better place through activism, discussing self-care, public speaking, and organizing and funding campaigns for causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 361.2 SWI

Maslo, Lina

Summary: When Malala Yousafzai was born, people shook their heads because girls were considered bad luck. But her father looked into her eyes and knew she could do anything. In Pakistan, people said girls should not be educated. But Malala and her father were not afraid. She secretly went to school and spoke up for education in her country. And even though an enemy tried to silence her powerful voice,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Kulling, Monica

Summary: "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUL

Pollack, Pam

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ANTHONY

Fromer, Liza

Summary: Describes the digestive system and the many noises it creates, from burps to stomach growls to farts. Why do we hiccup? Sneeze? Snore?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 612.3 FRO

Fromer, Liza

Summary: Learn about the sometimes yucky functions of the body: why are vomit, puss, and snot sometimes good for us? And yes, pee and poo are also on the list!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 612.4 FRO

Sjoberg, Lena

Summary: Celebrates all things that can be seen in the dark, from nocturnal animals, deep-sea fish, glowing plants, and the stars of the night sky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the American women's rights leader Susan B. Anthony"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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