Containing more than a dozen accounts of children who have worked for everything from racial equality to world peace, this book demonstrates how youth have fought for what's right, then offers ideas about how to get involved. In a starred review, PW called it "absorbing and energizing." Ages 10-up. (Sept.)
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Deserves shelf space in every classroom and library. (Starred, Publishers Weekly)
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. (Boxed, Booklist)
A clear-headed, good-hearted guide to help young people empower themselves. (Gloria Steinem)