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Activism : the ultimate teen guide

Author: Kathlyn Gay
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
Series: It happened to me, no. 47.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Activism: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Kathlyn Gay explains why people become activists, the types of causes they advocate or oppose, and how teenagers can get involved. While students often volunteer for a short period of time for school credit, many want to continue doing more outside of the classroom. This book assists those young adults who want to learn more about specific issues and organizations.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathlyn Gay
ISBN: 9781442242937 1442242930
OCLC Number: 922572182
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Who are activists? --
Youth rights promoters --
Advocates for teen good health --
Campaigns against sexual violence and trafficking --
Crusaders for the earth --
Advocates for animals --
Religious activists : pro and con issues --
Peace efforts --
Hate groups and anti-hate actions --
Gun-control vs gun-rights activists --
Immigration reform activists and critics --
Learning to be an activist --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Organizations --
Selected resources --
Index --
About the author.
Series Title: It happened to me, no. 47.
Responsibility: Kathlyn Gay.

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In Activism: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Kathlyn Gay explains why people become activists, the types of causes they advocate or oppose, and how teenagers can get involved. While students often volunteer for a short period of time for school credit, many want to continue doing more outside of the classroom. This book assists those young adults who want to learn more about specific issues and organizations.

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Gr 7 Up-This guide introduces the major issues addressed by young activists and shares the stories of real teens fighting for what they believe in. Gay describes 10 causes and the ways in which kids Read more...

 
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