It's Our World, Too!: Young People Who Are Making a Difference: How They Do It - How You Can, Too!
This invaluable companion to the award-winningWe Were There, Too!gives young readers the tools to bring about change. After the tragic and transforming events of the past year, young people are seeking out ways to become constructively engaged in their world. This book couldn't be more timely. Phillip Hooseis the author ofWe Were There, Too!:Young People in U.S. History, which was a National Book Award Finalist and was selected an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book. He lives in Portland, Maine. A Christopher Award Winner An ALA Notable Book A New York Public Library "Book for the Teen Age" This companion to the award-winningWe Were There, Too!gives young readers the tools to bring about change. After the tragic and transforming events of September 11th, young people are seeking out ways to become constructively engaged in their world. This book is a compilation ofyoung peoples' stories who have accomplished great things, and it also serves as a handbook for guiding young adults to action. "A clear-headed, good-hearted guide to help young people empower themselves."Gloria Steinem "[It's Our World, Too!] deserves shelf space in every classroom and library."Publishers Weekly(starred review) "Two books in one: first, fourteen fascinating accounts of children working for human rights, the needy, the environment, or world peace . . . Second, a handbook for young activists, with practical suggestions for planning, organizing, publicizing, and raising funds for social action projects."Kirkus Reviews "An invaluable book . . . Reads with intensity and should convince young readers that they can make a difference in the attitudes and policies of their world."Booklist
Author: Phillip M Hoose
Publisher: Square Fish
Release Date: 2002-09-25