Discover the stories of 20 amazing activists who are caring for our planet and its people.
Fascinating facts about each activist's life and times are accompanied by bright and accessible illustrations, making this book ideal for young children wanting to learn about incredible people who through their brave actions have changed the world for the better.
A practical activity to inspire activism is included alongside each eye-opening story to encourage children to stand up for what they believe in and discover their own activist powers.
Positive, uplifting and packed full of information, this book will show children that no one is too small to make a difference.
Activists featured: Sonita Alizdeh; Rachel Carson; Favio Chavez; Mahatma Gandhi; Jane Goodall; Helen Keller; Martin Luther King Jr; Nelson Mandela; Wangari Maathai; Aditya Mukarji; Emmeline Pankhurst; Autumn Peltier; Boyan Slat; Gareth Thomas; Greta Thunberg; Harriet Tubman; William Wilberforce; Ai Weiwei Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah; Malala Yousafzai
Defining an activist as one who uses their knowledge, skills and energy to make the world a better place by protecting human rights, ending prejudice and inequality and protecting the planet from harmful human activities so all its creatures are safe. There is also an activity suggested so that this can be done so the reader begins to realise that no one is too small to make a difference. By introducing our students to those who have gone before, and those who are already forging a new path, through books such as this, perhaps we can plant the seeds that will grow the future. Encourage each to ‘dream with their eyes open’.
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By introducing our students to those who have gone before, and those who are already forging a new path, through books such as this, Children Who Changed the World, and others, perhaps we can plant the seeds that will grow the future. Encourage each to dream with their eyes open.