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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

Summary: Sparked by the plague of gun violence ravaging their schools, the March For Our Lives movement included Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Samantha Fuentes, gun violence survivors, and teenage activists who pulled together the largest youth protest in American history. Their movement went global with rallies on six continents and in over 700 cities in every state across the nation,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "America is the greatest democracy in the world...isn't it? Author Elizabeth Rusch examines some of the more problematic aspects of our government but, more importantly, offers ways for young people to fix them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 320.973 RUS

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

Mishra, Pankaj

Summary: "One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis. How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world--from American 'shooters' and ISIS to Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media? In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra answers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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

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

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

Duca, Lauren

Summary: Teen Vogue award-winning columnist Lauren Duca shares a smart and funny guide for challenging the status quo in a much-needed reminder that young people are the ones who will change the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.0835 DUC

Styron, Alexandra

Summary: Styron's stirring call for resistance and citizen activism will be clearly heard by young people who want to make sure everybody gets an equal piece of the American pie, and who know that the future of the planet is now. She dives into several key issues: climate change, racial justice, women's rights, LGBTQIA rights, immigration, religious understanding, and intersectionality. Each chapter...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA 320 STY

Cohen, Jared

Contents: Destination Iran -- Removing the shackles -- Democracy after dark -- Nuclear pride -- "Death to America" -- The calm before the storm -- The all-night "party of God" -- Struggling for dignity -- Babies in the Ba'ath Party -- The road to Mesopotamia -- Iraqis who like us -- Waking up in the insurgency -- Epilogue : the youth party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.604 COH

Rippon, Jo

Summary: "RISE UP! encourages young people to engage in peaceful protest and stand up for freedom. Photographs of protest posters from the last one hundred years celebrate the ongoing fight for gender equality, civil rights, LGBT rights, refugee and immigrant rights, peace, and the environment. Includes a chapter on youth protest. Developed in collaboration with Amnesty International"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 322.4 RIP

Cole, Juan Ricardo.

Summary: "The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 953 COL

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 CUT

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Dillon, Molly

Summary: "An anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined the Obama administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.931 DIL

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