Proposes various types of service projects in an array of areas, including hunger, the environment and after-school safety, with more than 500 project ideas, step-by-step instructions for creating flyers and press releases, practical tips and advice and much more. Original.
BoAs Petit Pierre journeys across the wetlands, he asks each creature where he should live. He accumulates gifts from them until he realizes the wetlands are home to all his friends and, just maybe, to Pierre as well! Within the luscious illustrations are facts about the denizens of the wetlands and how each reader can make a difference in preserving and protecting the wetlands for generations to come. Proceeds from this book, created in partnership with the Audubon Nature Institute and the New Orleans Pelicans, fund wetland education programs.
"This book looks at the waste products humans create and how they affect the environment. Young readers learn why what you don't see can hurt you...and also understand the innovative steps they can take now and in the future to make a difference in meeting the challenges posed by the planet's garbage crisis"--Provided by publisher
Profiles the work of 40 of the leading conservationists and the animals and causes they are committed to saving, including Belinda Low (zebras), Doublas Hamilton (elephants), Karen Eckert (sea turtles) and S.T. Wong (sun bear). (This book was previously listed in Forecast.) Original. 25,000 first printing.
Be the Change! gives you the tools and encouragement needed to be the change you wish to see in the world. From the popular founders of Hello!Lucky stationery, this guidebook offers instruction and guidance to spark creativity and inspire action in your local communities. First learn how to get inspired and how to inspire others, as well as the importance of embracing diverse perspectives and how to handle conflict diplomatically. Then discover how to channel your inspiration into creative outlets, such as organizing community events or meetings, using social media to affect change, and contacting your government representatives.
Upon leaving an oppressive summer camp, twelve-year-old Margaret Rose Kane spearheads a campaign to preserve three unique towers her grand uncles have been building in their back yard for over forty years. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.
When her father divorces her beloved stepmother and leaves her without her stepsister, Tess, Harper decides to join a volunteer organization to build houses for tornado victims, but struggling to figure out her role after her arrival, Harper is befriended by Teddy who inspires her to love and trust once again. Reprint.
A companion to the powerful documentary about educating girls around the world draws on new research to illuminate the dramatic facts behind the film, exploring challenges ranging from child marriage and slavery to sex trafficking, gender discrimination and poverty. Simultaneous eBook.
Presents information on creating problem-solving ventures, with advice on identifying a social issue, doing research, creating a business plan, soliciting support from friends and adults, planning an event, raising funds, and using social media for promotion
"Simple Acts to Save Our Planet shows you how to be more active in saving our planet every day by performing some "Simple Acts of Kindness"--for the Earth. Treat the environment with kindness with these easy, manageable activities that range from simplehome updates, to gardening basics, to supporting the local community. You'll learn simple techniques to help protect the planet every day, like starting a compost pile to reduce food waste, utilizing travel mugs and reusable containers, and choosing eco-friendly products. By working to implement these simple strategies into your everyday life, you can take an active stand to protect the environment now-- and make a real difference for the future"
Anyone can change the world. No matter what your interests, goals, or experiences, there is a way for you to make a difference—and even small acts go a long way towards creating impact that matters.
From joining a volunteer organization for a global cause you’re passionate about, to running for your local school committee to make change within your community, or even speaking out on social media as a quick reminder that your voice matters, Simple Acts to Change the World shows you practical strategies to get actively involved every day and take matters in your own hands.
An award-winning novelist illustrates how simple acts of generosity have a lasting life-changing impact on both recipients and givers, sharing true stories of random acts of kindness that have changed lives in unimaginable and wonderful ways. Reprint. 1 million first printing.
The founder of World Central Kitchen describes how his culinary network challenged broken government systems while feeding tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans who lost their homes and livelihoods to Hurricane Maria. 200,000 first printing.
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