“It was a delight to read a book that exemplified its message both in the content and in the book publishing practices.”—The Green Mama
“An outstanding choice.” —School Library Journal
“Indispensable for students and their teachers. The quality and breadth of service ideas are remarkable.” —The Children’s Book Council
“A good, not-too-preachy idea book for kids with a social conscience.”—USA Today
Notable Children's Trade Books—The Children's Book Council
About the Author
Barbara has been featured in/on many national newspapers, magazines, and news programs, including Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Family Circle, CBS This Morning, CBS World News, and CNN. She has also written many articles and short stories for national magazines. Her books for Free Spirit Publishing—What Do You Stand For? A Kid's Guide to Building Character, The Kid's Guide to Social Action, Kids with Courage, and The Kid's Guide to Service Projects—have won Parenting's Reading Magic Award and been named "Best of the Best for Children" by the American Library Association, among other honors.