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Bieschke, Marke

Summary: "Prominently featured photos, artwork, and other visual elements will guide young adult readers through this lively, informative exploration of significant protests, sit-ins, and collective acts of resistance throughout US history."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 303.48 BIE

Kiernan, Stephen P.

Summary: Analyzes American patriotism and honors individuals who the author believes live in accord with founding-father intents, from a minister's multicultural choir to a retiree who created a health-care plan for people without insurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 KIE

Hunt, Santana

Summary: Many Americans believe it is their civic duty to vote. However, in most elections, less than half of eligible voters show up at the polls. Readers are introduced to the many reasons why voting is an important, including how voting allows the voice of the people to be heard. The main content tackles a complex idea of citizenship with accessible language and age-appropriate subject matter....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324 HUN

Ants on a Log (Musical group)

Summary: The acclaimed Philadelphia-based duo presents their second album of music for children and other childlike people, songfully advocating for positivity, social justice, and silliness! The musical follows the adventures of two science-loving siblings who discover that the best way to make change is through community action. With clever, original songs, tight harmonies and good humor, this album...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JUV ANT

Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Summary: Empower yourself in today’s highly connected, socially conscious world as you learn how to wield your passions, digital tools, and the principles of social entrepreneurship to affect real change in your schools, communities, and beyond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

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

Moyle, Eunice

Summary: With a unique mix of history and inspiration, Be The Change! gives young readers the tools and encouragement needed to be the change they wish to see in the world. Featuring the popular founders of Hello! Lucky stationery, this guidebook offers instruction and guidance to spark readers' creativity and inspire action in their local communities. With a lighthearted approach, the authors enlighten...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 MOY

Weber, Shannon

Summary: What is equality? A big question to answer and an even bigger topic to implement. Activists Assemble: We Are All Equal explains what it is to be a citizen, how important it is to treat, and be treated, as equal within the society, and how you can use your voice to champion equality. Discover the history of equality - both the successes and the tragedies, meet past and present faces who overcame...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Children's Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305 WEB

Lappé, Frances Moore

Summary: Americans are distraught as tightly held economic and political power drowns out their voices and values. Legendary Diet for a Small Planet author Frances Moore Lappé and organizer-scholar Adam Eichen offer a fresh, surprising response to this core crisis. This intergenerational duo opens with an essential truth: It’s not the magnitude of a challenge that crushes the human spirit. It’s feeling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 LAP

Levine, Bruce E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.40973 LEV

Fukuyama, Francis

Summary: "A provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for our democracy and international affairs of state"--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.01 FUK

Jaffe, Sarah

Summary: We are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social activism. Pundits once fretted about Americans’ apathy, but in the last few years we’ve seen uprisings and protests across the country: the growth of the Tea Party, the successful fight for a $15 minimum wage, BlackLivesMatter, Occupy Wall Street, and the grassroots networks supporting presidential candidates like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 JAF

Phillips, Steve

Summary: Despite the abundant evidence from Obama’s victories proving that the U.S. population has fundamentally changed, many progressives and Democrats continue to waste millions of dollars chasing white swing voters. Explosive population growth of people of color in America over the past fifty years has laid the foundation for a New American Majority consisting of progressive people of color (23...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 PHI

Summary: A collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 816 RAD

MacLeod, Elizabeth

Summary: "This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers is full of stories about inspiring activists who have accidentally changed the world. The activists profiled are a variety of ages and come from around the world."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 361.2092 MAC

Newman, Dan (Dan G.)

Summary: Takes readers behind the scenes--from the sweaty cubicles where senators dial corporate CEOs for dollars, to lavish retreats where billionaires boost their favored candidates, to the map rooms where lawmakers scheme to handpick their voters. It highlights the heroic efforts of those unrigging the system to return power to We the People. -- adapted from back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 NEW

Albertalli, Becky

Summary: YES: Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate, as long as he's behind the scenes. When it comes to speaking to strangers (or, let's face it, speaking at all to almost anyone) Jamie's a choke artist. There's no way he'd ever knock on doors to ask people for their votes; until he meets Maya. NO: Maya Rehman's having the worst Ramadan ever. Her best friend is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALB

Berry, Mary Frances

Summary: "Historian and civil rights activist proves how progressive movements can flourish even in conservative times." -- From Amazon summary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 BER

Alinsky, Saul David

Summary: First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know "the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one." Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1971

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Kluger, Jeffrey

Summary: "A recounting of protests throughout American history that have shaped our nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.48 KLU

Parker, Star

Summary: Parker was among the many reeling and confused as Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States. But, she argues, a silver lining to this outcome is the debate that has since ruled our media and private conversations. She believes that Trump's presidency provides us with an opportunity like never before to engage and work to preserve the values upon which America was built....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.042 PAR

Summary: In How I Resist, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 320 HOW

Camlot, Heather

Summary: "What if the impossible was actually possible? What if we turned our dreams into action? What if your imagination could help solve real-world crises, like war, famine, and human rights violations? Through a series of seemingly whimsical questions, this middle-grade nonfiction book introduces readers to people and organizations that are subverting violence, war and totalitarian power. What if...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.48 CAM

Henderson, Leah

Summary: "For generations, marches have been an invaluable tool for bringing about social change. People have used their voices, the words on their signs, and the strength in their numbers to combat inequality, oppression, and discrimination. They march to call attention to these wrongs and demand change and action, from a local to a global scale. Whether demanding protective laws or advocating for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.48 HEN

Sales, Leila

Summary: Twelve-year-old Maddie runs her babysitter Janet's campaign to become mayor of their city and protect arts funding. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SAL

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