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Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text present nine steps Antiracist Baby can take to improve equity, such as opening our eyes to all skin colors and celebrating all our differences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEN

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

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

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

Daughters of the American Revolution

Summary: Highlights some of the members of the Daughters of the American Revolution who made an impact during the suffrage era. Book published to accompany an exhibit by the same name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 ORD

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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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KLE

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

Margolin, Jamie

Summary: "The 1963 Children's March in Birmingham, Alabama. Tiananmen Square, 1989. The 2016 Dakota Access Pipeline protests. March for Our Lives, and School Strike for Climate. What do all these social justice movements have in common? They were led by passionate, informed, engaged young people. Jamie Margolin has been organizing and protesting since she was fourteen years old. Now the co-leader of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GO, Hachette Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 320.0835 MAR

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 Non-fiction, 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

Korman, Gordon

Summary: Dedicated slacker Cameron Boxer thinks he has found gamer heaven: playing video games online for an audience (and money); but the Positive Action Group (the club he created to keep his parents off his back) keeps getting in the way with meetings and fund-raisers for worthy causes, and his friends keep turning to him for plans and girlfriend advice, plus Elvis the beaver is back chewing on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kendall, Christine

Summary: Twelve-year-old Neva and her older brother Clayton have been left with their grandparents for the summer, and she is having a difficult time dealing with change: the changes to her body, changes with her relationships with her brother who is becoming involved with social activism and their multicultural community (and with Michelle, the sexy girl across the street), and with her best friend,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

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

Solnit, Rebecca

Summary: With Hope in the Dark, Rebecca Solnit makes a radical case for hope as a commitment to act in a world whose future remains uncertain and unknowable. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide reading of environmental, cultural, and political history, Solnit argues that radicals have a long, neglected history of transformative victories, that the positive consequences of our acts are not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2016

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Mayer, Mercer

Summary: When Little Critter finds out that one of his neighbors is in need, he rallies his friends and family together to volunteer their help, in an early reader title about community service. Ideal for sharing with emergent readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seedlings Braille Books 2019

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8 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Mark Wahlberg plays the rough-edged Oregon-based father who pays tribute to his gay teenage son Jadin by embarking on a walk across America to speak his heart to heartland adults and students about the potential terrifying high costs of bullying.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OF

Long, Michael G.

Summary: "Kids have always been on the front lines of the fights for justice. From marches protesting child labor to the student strike that helped build the case for Brown v. Board of Education to modern-day March for Our Lives and the Climate Strike, 'Kids on the March' tells the empowering story of children and teens throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first century rallying to fight for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 320.083 LON

Mulder, Michelle.

Summary: Picture a busy avenue. Now plant trees along the boulevard, paint a mural by the empty lot, and add a community garden. Set up benches along the sidewalks and make space for kids' chalk drawings, and you've set the scene for a thriving community. Placemaking--personalizing public and semi-private spaces like front yards--is a growing trend in cities and suburbs around the world, drawing people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ORCA Book Publishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 307.1 MUL

Adams, Tom

Summary: "Learn about fifty amazing kids who changed the world in this beautifully illustrated collection of inspiring short biographies sure to empower and motivate in equal measure. This volume is the perfect introduction to just some of the incredible young people from all over the world who have influenced a cultural, political, or social change throughout history. From Louis Braille to Greta...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2021

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

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

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