It's Our World, Too!
Young People Who Are Making a Difference
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It's Our World, Too! by Phillip Hoose
Book DescriptionIt's Our World, Too is the invaluable companion to the award-winning We Were There, Too!: Young People in U.S. History. The book gives young readers the tools to bring about change. Many young people are seeking out ways to become constructively engaged in their world. This book couldn't be more timely. 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 "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780374336226
(253mm x 203mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Square Fish
Publisher: Square Fish
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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What do the Trojan Horse, Piltdown Man, Keely Motor Company, and Ponzi Scheme have in common? They were all famous hoaxes, carefully designed and bolstered with false evidence.
History of Travel in 50 Vehicles, Hardback (May 2016)
Paula Grey explores how creative thinkers collaborating or competing and always building on the work of their predecessors have envisioned new ways to move about in the world."
Race to Save the Lord God Bird, Paperback / softback (February 2016)View all books by Phillip Hoose
The tragedy of extinction is explained by a National Book Award-winning author through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of those who tried to possess it, paint it, shoot it, sell it, and, in a last-ditch effort, save it.
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Author Biography - Phillip Hoose
Phillip Hoose is an award-winning author of books, essays, stories, songs and articles. Although he first wrote for adults, he turned his attention to children and young adults in part to keep up with his own daughters. His book Claudette Colvin won a National Book Award and was dubbed a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2009. He is also the author of Hey, Little Ant, co-authored by his daughter, Hannah, The Race to Save the Lord God Bird, and We Were There, Too!, a National Book Award finalist. He has received a Jane Addams Children's Book Award, a Christopher Award, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, among numerous honors. He was born in South Bend, Indiana, and grew up in the towns of South Bend, Angola, and Speedway, Indiana. He was educated at Indiana University and the Yale School of Forestry. He lives in Portland, Maine.
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