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Marley Dias gets it done : and so can you!

Author: Marley Dias; Siobhán McGowan
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this accessible "keep-it-real" guide, Marley explores activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and using social media for good. Drawing from her experience, Marley shows kids how they can galvanize their strengths to make positive changes in their communities, while getting support from parents, teachers, and friends to turn dreams into reality.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Named Person: Marley Dias
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marley Dias; Siobhán McGowan
ISBN: 9781338136890 1338136895
OCLC Number: 1022754933
Description: 208 pages
Contents: Prologue: do something --
Herstory: who I am, how this all began --
Meet my family: welcome to my village --
Girls like me: smart, funny, interesting, adventurous --
My Africa scrapbook: the global village --
Oh so social: I could google myself, but --
Be the change you want to see: get woke! --
Activist toolbox: seriously, on the school, level --
How to read: and why it's more than words --
Finding the goods: bye, bye, hide-and-seek --
Book talking: seeing is believing --
Getting it done: today, tomorrow, always.
Responsibility: by Marley Dias, with Siobhan McGowan.

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