Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

  • List Price: $19.95
  • Save: $4.50 (23%)
FREE Shipping on orders with at least $25 of books.
Only 18 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
The World Needs Your Kid:... has been added to your Cart
FREE Shipping on orders over $25.
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Ex-library book. The item is fairly worn but continues to work perfectly. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents, and worn corners. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute Paperback – August 24, 2010

4.2 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$15.45
$5.91 $0.01

Get a FREE Fire tablet with a subscription to Texture
Unlimited access to your favorite digital magazines. Learn more
$15.45 FREE Shipping on orders with at least $25 of books. Only 18 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Frequently Bought Together

  • The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute
  • +
  • Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World
  • +
  • Free the Children: A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves that Children Can Change the World
Total price: $43.42
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Review

"Craig and Marc Kielburger's work through Free The Children has inspired tens of thousands of people to bring about the changes they seek in their own lives and in the world."—Margaret Atwood, Author

About the Author

Craig Keilburger has received the Roosevelt Freedom Medal (with Free the Children) and the State of the World Forum Award. He is Ambassador to the Children's Embassy in Sarajevo and was named a Global Leader of Tomorrow at the 1998 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He has also received Canada's Governor General's Award for Meritorious Service. Free the Children is Craig Keilburger's first book. He lives with his family in Canada.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

The latest book club pick from Oprah
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead is a magnificent novel chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. See more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Me to We; Updated, Revised ed. edition (August 24, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1553655869
  • ISBN-13: 978-1553655862
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.6 x 7.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,138,527 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
As a parent, I was floored by this book. It's an accessible read that doesn't try to hammer home proper child-rearing habits. It tells beautiful, real stories that all have a message that is better suitable for learning. It's a moving read filled with beautiful photos and excellent design.

And the best part is that this guide works. It's a simple philosophy for your kids to get involved with actually caring and sharing compassion. It's not complex, but understandable and honest. I can't say the same for most parenting books I've read. This book stands out on its own.

A refreshing read for all parents -- young or old. Good stuff, Craig and Marc!

-Brian
Comment 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
While I take no issue with the Kielburgers and their philanthropic pursuits, this book (and even their column in the G&M) is a little hard to swallow. My biggest complaint is that it is basically peddling their foundations ('Free the Children' and 'Me to We') every few pages, whilst giving themselves a big old pat on the back for their good work. It's almost narcissistic.

Look we get it, you did a good thing, you had wonderful parents (grandparents), you raised the moral/ethical bar, etc. etc. ... Let's get that over in the introduction and speak to the book's purpose without constantly going back to re-affirming your own worth. It's like an Oprah interview (no wonder she endorses Kielburgers...) where regardless of the guest and value of their comments, it always comes back to her.

It's too bad really as the book is slick - very nicely laid out with some lovely contributions from a number of well-known activists. (I hesitate to use celebrity, even though some are, as it cheapens the contribution just by mere association with a machine aka. Hollywood that feeds society's consumerism, indifference and fantasy.) Some of the content is very good too. However, it's just too bad we can't remove the Kielburgers from their own book.
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Craig and Marc Kielburger do it once again! They write from where it counts: the heart and experience. You can tell they did their research in this beautifully designed book. It works best on a coffee table, where you can just pick it up from time to time and get lost in the stories of parenting and celebrities. I was impressed by the number of celebs in this book too. Like Jane Fonda, the Dalai Lama, Mia Farrow and Jane Goodall.

If you love Craig and Marc's work with Free the Children, you'll love this next addition!
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: The World Needs Your Kid: Raising Children Who Care and Contribute

Pages with Related Products. See and discover other items: 5th grade social studies