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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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Paul, Caroline

Summary: Being a good citizen means standing up for what's right-and here's just the way to start. From the author of The Gutsy Girl comes a book for those with a fierce sense of justice, a good sense of humor, and a big heart. This guide features change-maker tips, tons of DIY activities, and stories about the kids who have paved the way before, from famous activists like Malala Yousafzai and Claudette...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306 PAU

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Korman, Gordon

Summary: When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Klein, Carol Swartout.

Summary: "Painting for peace in Ferguson is the story of a community coming together, hundreds of artists and volunteers, black and white, young and old, to bring hope and healing to their community using the simplest of all tools- a paintbrush. Written in child-friendly verse, the actual artwork painted on hundreds of boarded up windows in Ferguson, South Grand and surrounding areas illustrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Treehouse Publishing Group, an imprint of Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC 2015

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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

Paratore, Coleen

Summary: High school freshman Willa holds fundraising events at her family's Cape Cod inn to save the local library and to hook up romantically with JFK (Joseph Frances Kennelly).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Mix 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kristof, Nicholas D.

Summary: "From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world--a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this galvanizing new book from the acclaimed husband and wife team is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 360 KRI

Andrus, Aubre

Summary: Suggests ways in which to make the world a better place, including ideas for helping others at home, at school, and in the community through donations and volunteering; environmental activities; and ways to improve oneself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Global Limited 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.4 AND

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Combining facts, charts, photographs, and stories, describes how readers can enact change in the world around them and find solutions for such global problems as climate change, poverty, gender inequality, and homelessness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2015

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

Caletti, Deb

Summary: Followed by Grandpa Ed in his RV and backed by her brother and friends, Annabelle, eighteen, runs from Seattle to Washington, D.C., becoming a reluctant activist as people connect her journey to her recent trauma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAL

Summary: The Media That Matters Film Festival celebrates films, videos, and new media that inspire people to speak out and take action for social change. The goal of the festival is not simply to showcase films and new media projects that bring important social, political and environmental topics to the forefront, but to encourage the use of these films as a springboard for discussion and even more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MediaRights 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MED

Penn, Maya

Summary: "Girls rights activist, Maya Penn introduces her inspirational handbook for teens and young adults to help them discover their passions and maximize their full potential for a creative, successful life."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Star Way 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 650.1 PEN

Summary: "Within the last half century, our agricultural and food industries have changed more than ... ever before. New technologies and scientific ingenuity have given rise to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and other man-made foods. People have begun to raise concerns about the safety of GMOs in our food supply, given their incredible dominance in a large portion of our diets. Traditional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KITG Productions 2015

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Keppeler, Jill.

Summary: No one should take for granted the fact that Americans have the opportunity to say what we feel about issues. Young readers are taught in the social studies curriculum to engage in their community and be an active citizen, but how can they when they can't yet vote? This book teaches both the history of and necessity for activism in our society through easy-to-understand language. Each spread is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 302 KEP

Rich, Kaelyn

Summary: Provides an in-depth guide to social activism, including tips on picking a cause, planning a protest, and promoting awareness on social media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2018

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Dias, Marley (Marley Emerson)

Summary: The young organizer of the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign explores the power of activism, drawing on her personal experiences to counsel readers on how they can work together to make positive changes in their communities in the areas of literacy and diversity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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

Newkirk, Ingrid.

Summary: When Ingrid E. Newkirk almost singlehandedly set into motion the largest animal-rights organization in the world, she knew that one person can make a difference. In her new book, Newkirk has collected the wisdom, stories, and insight of more than 50 activists and world-changers who have proven that one person can create a movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media Corp 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 361.37 NEW

Emerzian, Matthew

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Takes readers on a 52-week journey of reconnecting with what really matters, finding happiness and joy, and making a difference in the world. Each Monday offers readers a mindful moment to read and process, and provides several opportunities for them to engage. The back of the book also includes a journal-entry prompt and a conversation starter for each week.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simple Truths 2019

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Braun, Adam.

Summary: The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 370.9172 BRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAUN, ADAM BRA

Williams, Juan

Summary: "What would the Founding Fathers think about America today? Over 200 years ago the Founders broke away from the tyranny of the British Empire to build a nation based on the principles of freedom, equal rights, and opportunity for all men. But life in the United States today is vastly different from anything the original Founders could have imagined in the late 1700s. The notion of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WIL

D'Lacey, Chris.

Summary: When the town council decides to demolish the old library clock and replace it with a fancy modern one, Lucy and her mother try to save the historic timepiece--with the help of a dragon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DLA

Paratore, Coleen

Summary: High school freshman Willa holds fundraising events at her family's Cape Cod inn to save the local library and to hook up romantically with JFK (Joseph Frances Kennelly).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2006

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

Reynolds, Peter H. (Peter Hamilton)

Summary: "From the creator of the New York Times bestseller The Word Collector comes an empowering story about finding your voice, and using it to make the world a better place. The world needs your voice. If you have a brilliant idea... say something! If you see an injustice... say something! In this empowering new picture book, beloved author Peter H. Reynolds explores the many ways that a single...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE REY